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The Story of the Universe

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To increase understanding of the universe and how it was formed over time

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These pages were extracted from the 2003 CMS Experiment Brochure. These pages explain the story of our universe and how it was formed over time. All explanations are coupled with simple colorful illustrations, one per sheet. Each can be used as an individual teaching aid or together as a set.
Topics covered:
Quantum Gravity Era
Grand Unification Era
Electro Weak Era
Protons and Neutrons Formation
Nuclei formation
Atoms and Light Era
Galaxy Formation
Today- Humans wondering where this all came from
The Size of Things - Instruments and the observables
Particles (Leptons & Quarks)
Forces
Interactions: coupling of forces to matter
Short history and new frontiers
Unification of forces
Summary (includes timeline of theories/discoveries)

Post date: Mon, Feb 07, 2011 — 13:54
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 04:18

Learning Topics

Forces
Mass
Matter / Antimatter
Particles
Quark Gluon Plasma
Standard Model