Sponsored by the Particle Data Group with thanks to the Contemporary Physics Education Project (which produces posters and educational materials).
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All the matter of the universe interacts in fundamental ways. Explore the following paths which explain the matter of the universe!

Particle Adventure Preview Movie (800K Quick Time)

The Standard Model Path: An introduction to the fundamental particles and forces. (Larger version of SM Path logo)

The Experimental Evidence Path: Learn how physicists design and run those experiments which provide evidence for the Standard Model.

Beyond the Standard Model Path: While the Standard Model goes a long way towards explaining the "whys" of physical interactions, there are still many mysteries yet to be solved.

Check out the NEW
Particle Adventure Discussion Board

Some other features are ...
The Complete Menu, including a table of contents and search tools. Help! I need instructions!
Examine a roadmap of this project.
Why do atoms and particles decay? The history of particle physics
Classroom particle physics activities A one-page summary of the material covered by this project.

Other interesting particle physics educational sites!

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Icons for linking to the Particle Adventure.
You can design a page for the Particle Adventure!
Project credits.
Funding credits.

Copyright 1996 Particle Data Group.