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CERN Declares War On The Standard Model

Researchers at the LHC beauty experiment (part of CERN) announced new test results that hint at the existence of new…

2 years ago

What are Leptons?

According to the Standard Model of Particle Physics, all matter is composed is hadrons (which are made up of elementary…

3 years ago

How Does Light Travel?

Since ancient times, scientists have debated the true nature of light. Despite the progress we've made, there are still mysteries…

3 years ago

What Is The Electron Cloud Model?

The Electron Cloud Model was of the greatest contributions of the 20th century, leading to a revolution in physics and…

3 years ago

What Is The Plum Pudding Atomic Model?

The Plum Pudding Model, which was devised by J.J. Thompson by the end of the 19th century, was a crucial…

4 years ago

What Are The Parts Of An Atom?

Thanks to centuries of ongoing research, modern scientists have a very good understanding of how atoms work and what their…

4 years ago

Cosmologist Thinks a Strange Signal May Be Evidence of a Parallel Universe

In the beginning, there was chaos. Hot, dense, and packed with energetic particles, the early Universe was a turbulent, bustling place.…

4 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 377: Thomson Finds the Electron

At the end of the 19th century, physicists were finally beginning to understand the nature of matter itself, including the…

4 years ago

Measuring Fundamental Constants with Methanol

[/caption]  Key to the astronomical modeling process by which scientists attempt to understand our universe, is a comprehensive knowledge of…

8 years ago

What Is An Electron

[/caption] What is an electron? Easily put, an electron is a subatomic particle that carries a negative electric charge. There…

9 years ago