Accelerator science: proton vs electron

Particle accelerators are one of the most powerful ways to study the fundamental laws that govern the universe. However, there are many design considerations that go into selecting and building a particular accelerator. In this video, Fermilab’s Don Lincoln explains the pros and cons of building an accelerator that collides pairs of protons to one that collides electrons.

Provided by Fermilab

Runtime: 9:17

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