The Field Guide to Particle Physics

Particle Physics is a source of more than just fascinating questions. Today we give four important reasons why we should build another particle collider. Share these four reasons with someone, especially if they aren't bought in!

Show Notes

The rest of season three is still under development! We wanted to improve the clarity before publishing. Parity violation just isn't that easy to talk about! In the mean time, here is the second episode in a short bonus series about the state and future contemporary particle physics. I hope you enjoy it!

This is an essay that we originally posted on our substack page:

Four Reasons we should build a new particle collider:
1. We still have more science to do!
2. Technology transfer to Medicine and Industry
3. Institutional memory is valuable
4. Even more science comes with it!

Share these reasons with someone, especially if they doubt the need for more Scientific funding!

You can also get the bumper sticker version here!

A Bonus Episode for The Field Guide to Particle Physics : Season 3
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What is The Field Guide to Particle Physics?

This is your informal guide to the subatomic ecosystem we’re all immersed in. In this series, we explore the taxa of particle species and how they interact with one another. Our aim is give us all a better foundation for understanding our place in the universe.

The guide starts with a host of different particle species. We’ll talk about their masses, charges and interactions with other particles. We’ll talk about how they are created, how they decay, and what other particles they might be made of.