Subatomic Particles

Having a size smaller than the size of an atom, which is about one angstrom, or 10^-10 meters.

Radio Programs

Catching Neutrinos Tiny particles that change flavors Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Dark Detections Looking for particles that don’t wimp out Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Dark Experiments Looking for the unseeable Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Unifying the Universe A theory of everything Friday, June 28, 2013
The Standard Model A theory of almost everything Thursday, June 27, 2013
Muons II Probing the past with particles from space Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Muons Zapped by a supernova Monday, April 29, 2013
IceCube Lighting up the Antarctic ice Thursday, July 21, 2011
Neutrinos Hunting for hard-to-find particles Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Luis Alvarez Subatomic particles and dead dinosaurs Monday, June 13, 2011
Lightning Shows III Firing beams of antimatter Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Underground Astronomy III From deep inside stars to deep inside Earth Thursday, March 3, 2011
Underground Astronomy II Blocking out interference Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Underground Astronomy Astronomy in the lowest of places Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Featured Images

View of the underground Soudan Laboratory
Underground Astronomy Monday, January 26, 2015
The Standard Model
Building Blocks Thursday, June 27, 2013
Pyramid of the Old Kingdom pharaoh Khafre and the Sphinx
Inside Job Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A black hole is created in the Large Hadron Collider, then quickly evaporates
Making a Black Hole Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 attached to the International Space Station
On Duty Monday, May 23, 2011
Space shutle Endeavour launches on its final mission, June 16, 2011
Final Endeavour Monday, May 16, 2011
Cold Astronomy Wednesday, January 13, 2010


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