October 10, 2001
Willet Science Center 109
of Physics and the Standard Model”
Abstract: A recent article ("A Unified Physics by 2050?", by Steven Weinberg, Scientific American, December 1999) on the prospects for unification of physical theories will serve as the backdrop and motivation for an introduction to the Standard Model of Particle Physics, the most comprehensive verified theory of physical reality we have at this time. An electronic version of this article, with many links to related material, can be found at http://www.sciam.com/1999/1299issue/1299weinberg.html .
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