13 May 2022

Universe of Physics

Part I: The Laws Of The Universe

What is the smallest building block of the universe?

Since ancient times, the theory has been that the world is made up of atoms, or atomos in Greek - which means indivisible. Within the last century, one has come much closer to the smallest constituents of the universe.

Go with particle physicist Troels Petersen on a dizzying journey in search of the world's ultimate building block.

Host: Troels Petersen
Produced by The Compound for the Niels Bohr Institute 2012
Produced with support from: The Danish Agency for Research and Innovation
Duration: 11:18 min.

Produced by: The Niels Bohr Institute and The Compound, 2011
Length: 12:06 min.