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particle

noun atom, bit, component part, crumb, cutting, fragment, grain, granule, hint, mite, modicum, moiety, molecule, morsel, piece, pittance, point, scintilla, snippet, speck, spot, suggestion, trace
See also: constituent, element, iota, minimum, modicum, part, portion, scintilla
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For terminologies and notations not mentioned here, we follow references [16] for elementary particles, [6] for geometry and topology, and [17]-[18] for Smarandache multi-spaces, and all equations are assumed to be solvable in this paper.
This is allocated to elementary particles in the chemical elements of the Periodic Table and, by logical extension, to molecules.
Its discovery has proved that the mechanism devised by Peter Higgs and colleagues is similar to that which nature has chosen to confer mass to elementary particles.
Higgs was one of several theoreticians who predicted that elementary particles like quarks and electrons possessed varying degrees of mass because they are subject to a universal but invisible interactive influence.
Scientists have no idea what they will find when the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) starts smashing elementary particles together next year at energies never reached before.
The work draws its title from the British edition of Michel Houellebecq's novel The Elementary Particles (1998), which caps its scabrous antihumanism by contemplating the abandonment of sexual reproduction in favor of cloning and the distribution of genital pleasure receptors all over the body.
Entitled 'Strangeness and Charm', Pullman's lecture is set to explore what the author himself describes as "the elementary particles of story".
In The Elementary Particles (1998), his controversial, award-winning novel, Houellebecq advances a bitter critique of liberalism and liberal democracy and, in particular, of their economic and cultural forms, capitalism and advanced consumerism, before offering at novel's end a conjectured antidote to the "progressive decline and disintegration" that have marked Western civilization for a very long time (2000, 259).
15 C, the researchers succeeded in capturing nine elementary particles called quarks compacted into a space equal to 10-trillionth of a centimeter.
Much of his research was directed toward the determination of fundamental physical constants and masses of elementary particles, and toward testing basic theories.
At the moment in history when ideas of man typified by Hobbes's theories emerged as precursors of the modernist "death of man" reduced to a bundle of impulses or helplessly propelled by external forces, Milton's poem "has some claim to being an imaginative vindication of the huma nistic idea that persons and their values are at least as much a part of the basic structure of reality as elementary particles and their powers" (227).
Light would stop shining and matter would disintegrate into a chaotic soup of elementary particles no longer obeying the normal laws of physics.

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