subatomic particle

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5) In quantum physics, a subatomic particle can disappear in one orbit and appear simultaneously in another orbit.
Particles that are even smaller than an atom are called "subatomic." 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.'
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.
Neutrinos, unlike every other subatomic particle, provide that window because they are electrically neutral and rarely interact with matter.
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.
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.
The electron was the first subatomic particle (particle smaller than an atom) to be discovered.
The discovery of what appears to be a new subatomic particle with bizarre properties is challenging theorists' understanding of how matter behaves on the scale of protons and neutrons.