Amish Khalfan: The Underlying Beauty in the Physics of Particles
Imagine, as best you can, a physicist entering an apartment in which a delightful party is being held.
The physicist notices some people on one side of the living room drinking fine wine and eating expensive cheese. Near the middle of the room, he hears a few others musing over the current bleak state of affairs of our world. And so here is this rather shy and detached theoretical physicist who finds himself in seemingly uncharted territory. He has worked alone for the better part of his life tackling the deep mysteries of nature and here he stands among laughter, noise and, well, fun. The physicist decides to take action. He walks by everyone and heads for the back wall. It is there that he has laid his eyes upon some books placed neatly on a worn shelf. Our physicist discovers that he is able to move through the crowd with relative ease and quickness. He meanders through and passes by rather unnoticed. It’s as if he is free, in the sense that he has no one with whom to interact and deter him from his destination. Read the rest of this entry…