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Frequently Asked Questions About Antimatter

If you've ever had anything more than a passing interest in the world of science fiction, you have probably heard about the exotic 'antimatter'. You have perhaps even found yourself asking if antimatter is even real or whether it is just something invented by writers. The answer is 'yes', the existence of antimatter has been known for decades. And recently it has even been created in miniscule amounts by the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. Antimatter is the … [Read more...]

The ‘God Particle’: What The Higgs Boson Means To You

Physics is the study of matter and its motion through spacetime. Physicists have learned that the universe is composed of particles of many types. Some of these particles are associated with matter, while others are associated with energy. The Higgs Boson is said to be the “God particle,” in that it helps to transform energy into matter. The World of Particles Particle theory deals with the world of the minute particles that make up matter. Though most people have … [Read more...]

What Are Decimals?

Everyone remembers learning about decimals at school. Even if you don’t remember much about it, you will recall the long lists of numbers and the strange “moving” of the point when decimals are multiplied or divided by any multiple of 10. It can seem complicated at first to work with decimals, but if you can remember a few basic concepts and a couple of rules, it becomes a lot easier. Where should you start? Decimals are just fractions. A number with a decimal … [Read more...]