Ep. 315: Particle Accelerators

Who knew that destruction could be so informative? Only by smashing particles together with more and more energy, can we truly tease out the fundamental forces of nature. Join us to discover the different kinds of accelerators (both natural and artificial) and why questions they can help us answer.

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This episode is sponsored by: Swinburne Astronomy Online,Sponsor: 8th Light

Show Notes

  • Particle accelerators around the world –ELSA
  • How Atom Smashers Work –– HowStuffWorks
  • Top Quark — Fermilab
  • Large Hadron Collider — CERN
  • Constant Acceleration — GSU
  • The Cyclotron and its role in medical research and diagnostics — Thunder Bay Research Institute
  • National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
  • Fermilab
  • Superconducting Super Collider
  • Supernova-creating particle accelerators will make the biggest bangs we have ever known? — The Telegraph
  • Particle Accelators to find dark matter — MIT
  • Particle acceleators to understand dark energy — Physical Review Letters
  • Replicating the conditions of the Big Bang — Brane Space

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    2 Responses to Ep. 315: Particle Accelerators

    1. Yacine October 26, 2013 at 12:13 am #

      Thank you, is very good podcast.

    2. yacine October 26, 2013 at 12:21 am #

      merci pour le podcast

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