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What is Particle Physics?

Science doesn't get much bigger or more exciting than this.

Particle physics research involves the biggest, most complicated experiments in the history of science, with the fastest computers, the coldest temperatures and the strongest magnets on Earth.

Particle physics re-creates the Universe just after the Big Bang and hopes to answer the questions humans have been asking for eternity;

Where do we come from?

What are we made of?

So what exactly is particle physics...

Atoms and Particles

The Universe, seen through the eyes of particle physics

Particle Accelerators


Particle Physics for you

Last updated: 31 January 2017


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