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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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We may also repeat the same for the masses of the elementary particles of physics which have hitherto defied many efforts to put a sense in the interpretation of their mass spectrum.
Besides the basic assumption of constant energy pc of the constituents and a resulting logarithmic potential, however, the physical approach in this paper differs and results in an exponential mass function with elementary particle masses proportional to [[phi].
That could mean that some type of massive elementary particle, briefly created during the decay process, has enhanced the asymmetry, says Belle collaborator Tom Browder of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Rules for quark exchange of the reacting elementary particles are named and the quasi-Euclidian or complex spaces introduced in Part I associated with the respective particles.
Higgs boson is a hypothetical massive elementary particle predicted to exist by the Standard Model - the most widely accepted theory of particle physics.
The topics of the papers include the Anderson model of magnetic impurities, the study of spin glasses, the fluctuating valence problem and superexchange, the Josephson effect, and the "Higgs" mechanism in elementary particle physics.
Perl's 1975 discovery of a new elementary particle known as the tau lepton, a super-heavy cousin of the electron, not only gained him the Nobel Prize, but also the Wolf Prize in 1982.
But there's a chance, even if slim, that the muon detections indicate the existence of some new, long-lived elementary particle and perhaps a previously unknown force.
Nambu was the first to apply the idea of a spontaneously broken symmetry in elementary particle physics--that is, a symmetry that is an exact property of the underlying equations of the theory, but is not realized in the solutions of these equations, and hence not easily apparent in the properties of elementary particles," says 1979 Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg of the University of Texas at Austin.
He has also conducted postgraduate research in Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics and Solid State Physics.
An elementary particle, or eleven, is XI Circumference over diameter equals PI

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