The Most Wanted Particle
"[W]e live in a Universe that:
- is full of matter and not antimatter,
- is littered with stars, galaxies, clusters, and vast cosmic voids,
- contains hundreds of different atomic nuclei that bind together into billions of molecular configurations, and
is the most remarkable story that’s ever been told. It’s the story of the Universe itself.”
- gave rise to unimaginable complexity, naturally, including the diversity of life that arose on Earth,
But what is it all made out of, at a fundamental level? And how did we figure it all out? ATLAS physicist and University College London professor Jon Butterworth is all set to give a free public lecture (live-streamed, online) tomorrow, and I’ll be live-blogging it here!