On Wed, 11 May 2022 02:10:11 -0700 (PDT), israel socratus
>On Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 9:21:01 AM UTC+3, israel socratus wrote:
>> On Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 8:51:01 AM UTC+3, jillery wrote:
>> > What makes vacuum important to particle accelerators is to minimize
>> > noise from unidentified contaminants.
>> You are correct, the vacuum "minimizes noise from unidentified contaminants."
>Particle Physics: 6 quarks + 6 antiquarks + Higgs boson + tetraquarks + pentaquarks +
> leptoquarks + muons + tau + new axions + another zoo of quantum particles.
Perhaps, but more likely just a few more particles, to mend any breaks
and gaps in the Standard Model.
>No doubt, a more powerful LHC would make it possible to find new particles.
Since you asked, because they're there, just like Mallory's mountains.
>Einstein once said: "Why do we study some many particles?
> Understand really what is an electron would be enough."
>Eddington once said: To a request to explain what an electron really is
>supposed to be we can only answer, “It is part of the A B C of physics”.
>"We know the electron by what it does, not by what it is."
> So maybe it's better to understand what an electron is first,
> and then all other quantum particles in the pure vacuum
My understanding is, if a "pure" vacuum existed, it would destroy our