Lost in Math: The Particle Physics Quandary

Wolfgang Smith A golden age of physics, one can see in retrospect, commenced around the year 1900: the dazzling era of quantum mechanics had begun. That golden age, however, has proved to be short-lived. It began, if you will, in the year 1897 with J. J. Thomson’s discovery of the electron, the first so-called quantum … Continue reading Lost in Math: The Particle Physics Quandary