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A timeline of atomic and subatomic physics.


The beginning of chemistry

The age of quantum mechanics

Quantum field theory

The formation and successes of the Standard Model

See also


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  7. ^ The Davisson–Germer experiment, which demonstrates the wave nature of the electron
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  21. ^ * Gerard 't Hooft (2007) "The Conceptual Basis of Quantum Field Theory" in Butterfield, J., and John Earman, eds., Philosophy of Physics, Part A. Elsevier: 661-730.
  22. ^ Pais, Abraham; Inward Bound: Of Matter & Forces in the Physical World, Oxford University Press (1986) ISBN 0-19-851997-4 Written by a former Einstein assistant at Princeton, this is a beautiful detailed history of modern fundamental physics, from 1895 (discovery of X-rays) to 1983 (discovery of vectors bosons at C.E.R.N.)
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