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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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The wave behaviour of the subatomic particles arises from the vibrations of QS constituting them.
Subatomic particles, by their very freedom, serve to remind us of our true potential as conscious beings in a conscious universe.
Cosmic rays are made up of high-energy, subatomic particles that constantly bombard the Earth.
Like atoms, subatomic particles can link up to form "molecules.
While Americans spent part of Wednesday watching small explosions of color in the sky, an elite group of scientists spent the day announcing their conclusions from months of studying collisions of subatomic particles on colorful computer screens.
The Higgs boson is an important find because it answers the fundamental question of where mass comes from and completes the Standard Model of Physics, which describes much of what we know of the universe through the interactions of four fundamental forces and 12 subatomic particles.
Q IF every particle in the universe stopped moving, including subatomic particles, as if frozen, would time stop?
Stephen Dorff stars as a physicist preoccupied by his studies of the quantum universe of subatomic particles.
Koshiba has led a series of experiments on neutrinos, using the Kamiokande and Super-Kamiokande detectors in the town of Kamioka, Gifu Prefecture, to study the subatomic particles emitted by supernovas.
His research was performed at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois and focused on measuring the magnetic moments and other properties of exotic subatomic particles.
These sources can accelerate neutrinos and other subatomic particles to energies far greater than any human-made machine could achieve.
TOKYO, June 28 Kyodo An international team of scientists have detected the passage of a beam of subatomic particles called neutrinos fired from an accelerator in Ibaraki Prefecture, eastern Japan, to a detector 250 kilometers away in Gifu Prefecture, central Japan, the team said Monday.