COLUMN: In our opinion While Americans spent part of Wednesday watching small explosions of color in the sky, an elite group of scientists spent the day announcing their conclusions from months of studying collisions of subatomic particles on colorful computer screens.
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SAP stands for Subatomic Particles
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An extraordinary underground observatory for subatomic particles has been completed in a huge cube of ice one kilometre on each side deep under the South Pole, researchers said.
Makoto Kobayashi, 64, at the High Energy Accelerator Research Organisation and Toshihide Maskawa, 68, at Kyoto University in Japan, were each awarded a quarter of the prize for work on other types of broken symmetry, which predict the existence of at least three families of quarks, the subatomic particles that make up the protons and neutrons found inside atomic nuclei.
Subatomic particles do not share your beliefs about time and space.
As scientists were uncovering droves of new subatomic particles in the 1950s and 1960s, Feynman diagrams-as the drawings came to be known--offered a means for visualizing the unfamiliar entities and their interactions.
Quantum cryptography depends on a defining discovery in physics: that subatomic particles can exist in multiple states at once until something interacts with them.
Moments later, computers inside the building began recording data on subatomic particles as they collided with the earth's atmosphere.
The continual evolution and enhancement of the laboratory through new and upgraded facilities has enabled its 500 staff, students and visitors to establish TRIUMF as a leading player in the international subatomic physics community, and to play an important role in the global quest for a clearer understanding of the subatomic particles and fundamental forces that determine every aspect of our universe.