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Experiment

A brief history of particle experimentation
From the discovery of the electron in 1895 in a small laboratory, to the mammoth accelerators of today with detectors the size of airplane hangars...
The Standard Model, as it stands
The Standard Model of particle physics has been well measured from almost every angle. Here's a scorecard of the results. basic / advanced
Unification and distance scales
Why can't we just build an accelerator to test the predictions of string theory? Because the obstacles are much bigger than money or social commitment.
basic / advanced
Supersymmetry to the rescue?
Here's a nice loophole: not all of the predictions from string theory take place at the unreachable Planck scale. Supersymmetry could give us a window on the Planck scale using currently available technology. basic / advanced
Looking for extra dimensions
String theory predicts possible extra dimensions of spacetime. What are extra dimensions and how might we detect them if they exist? basic / advanced

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