Celebrating 100 years of particle physics*
A ThinkQuest Project created by Team Number 10380
Rahul Jain (Team Leader)
J.J. Thomson discovered the electron in 1897, sparking the search for more sub-atomic particles and creating the field of particle physics.
We dedicate this site to him for all that his discovery precipitated.
By the way, it's also the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the pion.