‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ Britto podcast


Collisions between fundamental particles – each with neither shape nor size – are one step up from nothingness. Over the past decade or so, theoreticians have studied them intensely, leading to results that have been essential to CERN experimenters and have even led theorists once again to question Einstein’s picture of space and time. In this interview, one the pioneers in this field, Ruth Britto of Trinity College Dublin, tells Graham why she finds this subject so fascinating.


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