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Particle Physics

Particle physics identifies nature’s constituents and interactions at the most fundamental level. Perimeter researchers compare theoretical ideas with experimental observations, then use this information to constrain the theoretical possibilities to advance scientific discovery.

Learn more about Particle Physics at Perimeter Institute.

Jon Butterworth of CERN’s ATLAS experiment describes the excitement surrounding the discovery of the Higgs boson. Butterworth will provide a…
/Mar 27, 2015
Jon Butterworth (University College London) explains the particle-smashing principles behind the Large Hadron Collider. Butterworth will provide a first-hand account…
/Mar 26, 2015
Perimeter Faculty members Philip Schuster and Natalia Toro use existing accelerators to look for forces beyond the known four.
/Aug 13, 2014
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/Aug 13, 2014
The Higgs boson, sought for decades, has been discovered. What does that mean and where do we go from here?
/Aug 12, 2014
Over the last few decades, it’s become clear to astrophysicists that the parts of the universe we can see –…
/Aug 12, 2014
Perimeter researchers Itay Yavin and Maxim Pospelov have posited a new force of nature to explain the seeming shrinking of…
/Jul 21, 2014
Ready for the pop quiz? Learn more about particle physics, at more reasonable pace, or watch Brian Shuve’s full lecture…
/Apr 30, 2014
Perimeter researchers Natalia Toro and Philip Schuster are investigating whether long-range forces can be mediated by continuous spin particles. They’ve…
/Mar 17, 2014