In Search of the Holy Grail
Particle physicists' quest for the subatomic building blocks of the universe.
Earlier this month, CERN confirmed, with 99% certainty, the July 2012 Board member Frank Wilczek explains the Large Hadron Collider and its potential to revolutionize the field of physics.
Without getting bogged down in the math, Jim Gates, the John S. Toll Professor in Physics at the University of Maryland, explains the beautiful set of equations which may or may not describe our universe.
Princeton Physics Professor and Academy Blavatnik Prize winner Steven Gubser attempts to connect string theory to the real world.
Can our knowledge of Nature ever be complete? Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College Marcelo Gleiser considers.
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