subatomic particle


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In quantum physics, a subatomic particle can influence the behavior of another particle located very far from it, although there's absolutely no connection between them.
The main subatomic particles that make up atoms are protons, electrons and neutrons.
In this model based on an ATPS, each subatomic particle is therefore interpreted as the result of the interaction of energy in the "entropystate" with one or more QS, determined by the vibration of these QS at appropriate frequencies.
A subatomic particle can influence the action of another particle over long distances with no connection between them, through what quantum physicists refer to as 'quantum entanglement,' or what Einstein calls 'spooky action at a distance.
The particle is believed to help quarks and other subatomic particles acquire the mass they need to make up protons and neutrons, the building blocks of atoms and everything larger.
One could determine, for instance, the momentum of a subatomic particle to any degree of precision, and the position of a subatomic particle to any degree of precision, but one could not determine both at the same time to any degree of precision.
In other words, the observer determines how a subatomic particle will behave or exist.
Instead, it refers to a type of intrinsic angular momentum that can be "up," "down" or in a state of superposition, wherein a subatomic particle possesses both spins simultaneously.
The verdict: The long-sought subatomic particle known as the Higgs boson almost certainly exists, and may change the way we view and study the physical world.
If a high-energy subatomic particle entered, it would rip some of the electrons off a gas molecule, and what was left of the molecule would be a positively charged ion, which would be pulled toward the negatively charged cathode with great energy.
For example, a subatomic particle can appear in two places at the same time.
Scientists from the European research outfit CERN rocked the physics world Wednesday with the announcement that they've discovered a new subatomic particle that appears to be the famed Higgs boson first posited half a century ago.
Project IceCube, as the observatory is known, is a next-generation subatomic particle telescope.
These same physicists went on that year to discover, among the products of cosmic ray collisions, a subatomic particle that was more massive than a proton or a neutron.
A Boson is a particular kind of subatomic particle and the Higgs Boson is named after physicist Peter Higgs who postulated its existence in the 1960's as an explanation for why some subatomic particles have zero mass and some do not.