Why particle physics matters

Symmetry magazine recently asked scientists to explain—in about a minute, in their own words—why particle physics matters. Twenty-nine volunteers from 22 institutions stepped forward to do so on video. To see some of their best responses, watch the compilation video above. To see all of the videos, check out symmetry‘s YouTube channel.

And remember to vote for your favorite in symmetry‘s Why Particle Physics Matters video contest. Video: Fermilab