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What is the purpose of particle accelerators? On this web page, part of a particle physics tutorial, students read that accelerators solve two problems. The accelerators provide an increase in momentum to produce particles of small wavelength, and the fast-moving particles can create new particles when smashed together. A photograph of the inside of a particle accelerator is provided. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

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  • Mathematics > General

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Acceleration,Informal Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Grade 12,Grade 9,Undergraduate (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Grade 13,Forces and motion,High School,Grade 10,Grade 11,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184058727T,Mathematics,Physical science,Chemistry,Physics

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