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Title: Profiling the Invisible: Quantum Mechanics and the Unseen Universe

When we explore Nature at distances much smaller than the size of an atom, we find new and mysterious physical principles. At such small sizes, particles are governed by 'quantum theory'. Quantum theomore »ry tells us that some aspects of particle motion cannot be known as a matter of principle. This is a challenge to those of us who would like to do experiments to understand how these particles behave. Fortunately, quantum theory, for all its uncertainty, has its own logic. It predicts patterns in the subatomic world that hold definite information and can be measured to high precision. In this lecture, I will explain how we use these patterns in experiments with high energy particles to learn about the nature of the subnuclear forces and about the structure of the universe.« less
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Title: Profiling the Invisible: Quantum Mechanics and the Unseen Universe
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Publication Date: 2005-02-22
OSTI Identifier: 1014028
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): TRN: US1105352
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Public Lecture Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on February 22, 2005
Research Org: SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS ; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; ACCURACY ; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR ; QUANTUM MECHANICS ; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER ; UNIVERSE ; SLAC ; QUANTUM THEORY ; DARK MATTER ; WIMPS ; SPIN
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:58:30
System Entry Date: 2018-06-14