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Title: Superstrings

Abstract

The quest to find the ultimate building blocks of nature is one of the oldest in all of physics. While we are far from knowing the answer to that question, one intriguing proposed answer is that all matter is composed of tiny “strings.” The known particles are simply different vibrational patterns of these strings. In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln explains this idea, using interesting and accessible examples of real-world vibrations.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1189943
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; SUPERSTRINGS; STRINGS; PARTICLE PHYSICS; QUARK; LEPTON; ELECTRON; STANDARD MODEL OF PARTICLE PHYSICS; FORCE CARRYING PARTICLES; GRAVITON; DARK MATTER; MOLECULES; ATOM; PROTON; NEUTRON; PREON; PRE PREONS; VIBRATING STRING

Citation Formats

Lincoln, Don. Superstrings. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Lincoln, Don. Superstrings. United States.
Lincoln, Don. Mon . "Superstrings". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1189943.
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