THE HUNT FOR THE DARK MATTER BEGINS IN INDIA

Below the Earth’s surface nearly half-a-kilometre down, Indian physicists have established their own laboratory. Dark matter is responsible for holding the galaxies together. The quest for answers relating to dark matter is the main aim of the laboratory. This is India’s first venture in this field of science.

WHAT ARE ELEMENTARY PARTICLES?

Known elementary particles include the fundamental fermions (quarks, leptons, antiquarks, and antileptons).

CYCLOTRON: ALL ABOUT IT

A cyclotron is a kind of particle accelerator in which the charged particles are accelerated in an outward direction from centre while following a spiral path. It was invented by Ernest O. Lawrence in 1934 and he was honoured by the Nobel Prize in physics for this in 1939.

Isotones, Isobars, And Isotopes

AN EXPLANATION OF ISOTONES, ISOBARS, AND ISOTOPES