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Only particles in atom smashers and cosmic rays behave this way, and the math that describes graphene electrons is very much like the math that describes neutrinos, those elusive, nearly massless particles that zip through space.
It would have been very intriguing to see the Higgs" at both atom smashers and compare results, notes Soldner-Rembold.
Observations of cosmic rays and experiments with atom smashers, though, disclosed numerous other seemingly basic particles, with weird names like pion, lambda, delta and sigma, threatening to exhaust the Greek alphabet.
But it takes a decade or two to plan and build multibillion-dollar atom smashers.
Our galaxy abounds with charged particles carrying energies that are thousands to millions of times as high as those that the most powerful atom smashers can muster.