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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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Charpak in 1968 and made his important scientific discovery--he created a multielectrode proportional chamber (<<Charpak chamber>>) for the detection of elementary particles [16].
Ainuu Afamasaga said, “The law of Physics that applies to big objects also applies at the Quantum Level and vice versa as presented in our new Standard Model of 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.
They expect to observe a range of particles that are different "ensembles" of a handful of elementary particles.
Like its acclaimed predecessor The Elementary Particles (1998), Michel Houellebecq's latest novel projects an evolutionary future in which homo sapiens have been surpassed.
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".
15 C, the researchers succeeded in capturing nine elementary particles called quarks compacted into a space equal to 10-trillionth of a centimeter.
Oxford University will utilise the server cluster to analyse and store data on mass, inertia and antimatter which, claims the university, will further our understanding of the behaviour and effects of elementary particles.
In addition, tools for exploring atoms, nuclei, elementary particles, quantum phenomena and relativity have been recreated in the physics section.
Much of his research was directed toward the determination of fundamental physical constants and masses of elementary particles, and toward testing basic theories.

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