A Beginner’s Introduction to the Standard Model of Modern Physics

In this post I will share an introduction and description of the Standard Model of Modern Physics. It will be geared towards people with a basic understanding of physics… you should know that there is such a thing as an “atom”, but you may not need to know that there is such a thing as a “quark.” That would bring you roughly to the end of the 1800s in terms of humanity’s understanding of the universe :)

My short foray into Quantum Mechanics at university left a major impression on me. Something about the intricacy and