Vicki Greene searches for answers about the mysterious force that holds the nuclei of atoms together. She monitors violent collisions nearing the speed of light that shatter the nuclei into tens of thousands of pieces. How can she hope to reach her goal by studying these miniature models of the big bang, when each collision reveals not only answers, but more questions?
Tennessee's history began with exploration, and that same adventurous spirit lives on today. World class explorers across Tennessee are doing amazing research in my different types of science; creating new technologies and mentoring the next generation of explorers.