Fundamental physics is humanity’s most extraordinary achievement | Curio

Fundamental physics is humanity’s most extraordinary achievement

5 mins | Sep 1, 2021

It sees worlds in grains of sand and infinities in hours. The Economist offers a short but fascinating breakdown of how the science has enlightened our knowledge of the universe through the centuries while also taking a closer look into the complex nature of "supersymmetry": a theoretical phenomenon that gives "coherence to the current, rather ad hoc explanation of the menagerie of fundamental particles that has been collected since the 1890s."

publisher logo

From The Economist

Read along