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An Interactive Tour of

the Inner Workings of the Atom and the Tools for Discovery.

To Start the Adventure, click on the above image.

Pulse aqui para acceder a la versi?n en castellano.

Happy Valentine's Day -- An Ode to the Love Boson by Lynda Williams

The Particle Adventure introduces the theory of fundamental particles and forces, called the Standard Model. It explores the experimental evidence and the reasons physicists want to go beyond this theory. In addition, it provides information on particle decay and a brief history section.

Project credits (in roughly chronological order):
Original project by Andria Erzberger (with Michael Barnett and Helen Quinn)
Colorized by James Quinn
Web version by Carolyn Mockett
Revised by Charles Groom

Sponsored by Contemporary Physics Education Project (which produces posters and educational materials) and Particle Data Group.

Copyright 1996 by the Contemporary Physics Education Project.

We are very pleased to thank the agencies, institutions, and corporations that have generously funded our efforts. These include the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, the American Physical Society's Division of Particles and Fields, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Burle Electron Tubes, Sci