Physicists study matter by causing particles, accelerated to high energy, to collide with each other. In the high energy collisions, new particles can be created and new processes occur. In these collisions the most fundamental constituents of matter reveal their properties.
|Accelerators in Use|
|Accelerators in Research|
|The History of Accelerators|
|Discoveries Made with the Help of Accelerators|
Credits: Produced in collaboration with Erik Johansson
MLA style: "Accelerators". Nobelprize.org. 25 May 2013 http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/physics/accelerators/index.html