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  • 1 Particle physics — is a branch of physics that studies the elementary constituents of matter and radiation, and the interactions between them. It is also called high energy physics, because many elementary particles do not occur under normal circumstances in nature …

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  • 2 subatomic particle — or elementary particle Any of various self contained units of matter or energy. Discovery of the electron in 1897 and of the atomic nucleus in 1911 established that the atom is actually a composite of a cloud of electrons surrounding a tiny but… …

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  • 3 Wave–particle duality — Quantum mechanics Uncertainty principle …

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  • 4 Timeline of particle discoveries — This is a timeline of subatomic particle discoveries, including all particles thus far discovered which appear to be elementary (that is, indivisible) given the best available evidence. It also includes the discovery of composite particles and… …

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  • 5 elementary particle — Physics. any lepton, hadron, photon, or graviton, the particles once thought to be the indivisible components of all matter or radiation. Also called fundamental particle, particle. [1930 35] * * * …

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  • 6 elementary particle — /ˌɛləmɛntri ˈpatɪkəl/ (say .eluhmentree pahtikuhl) noun any of a class of entities which are thought to be the indivisible units of which all matter is composed; fundamental particle; ultimate particle …

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  • 7 Atom — The atom is the smallest unit of an element that retains the chemical properties of that element. An atom has an electron cloud consisting of negatively charged electrons surrounding a dense nucleus. The nucleus contains positively charged… …

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  • 8 Atomic orbital model — The Atomic Orbital Model is the currently accepted model of the electrons in an atom. It is sometimes called the Wave Mechanics Model. In the atomic orbital model, the atom consists of a nucleus surrounded by orbiting electrons. These electrons… …

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  • 9 Atom — At om, n. [L. atomus, Gr. ?, uncut, indivisible; a priv. + ?, verbal adj. of ? to cut: cf. F. atome. See {Tome}.] 1. (Physics) (a) An ultimate indivisible particle of matter. (b) An ultimate particle of matter not necessarily indivisible; a… …

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  • 10 Concepts in the Ender's Game series — This is a list of miscellaneous elements in the Ender s Game series of books by Orson Scott Card. Contents 1 Aiùa 2 Ansible 3 Anton s Key 4 Descolada …

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  • 11 atom — late 15c., as a hypothetical indivisible body, the building block of the universe, from L. atomus (especially in Lucretius) indivisible particle, from Gk. atomos uncut, unhewn; indivisible, from a not + tomos a cutting, from temnein to cut (see… …

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  • 12 individual — {{11}}individual (adj.) early 15c., one and indivisible (with reference to the Trinity), from M.L. individualis, from L. individuus indivisible, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + dividuus divisible, from dividere divide (see… …

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  • 13 Timeline of chemistry — lists important works, discoveries, ideas, inventions, and experiments that significantly changed mankind s understanding of the composition of matter and of the interactions thereof, the modern science known as chemistry. The history of… …

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  • 14 Theosophy — This article is about the philosophy introduced by Helena Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society. See Theosophy (history of philosophy) for other uses. The emblem of the Theosophical Society Theosophy, in its modern presentation, is a spiritual… …

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  • 15 History of electromagnetism — The history of electromagnetism, that is the human understanding and recorded use of electromagnetic forces, dates back over two thousand years ago, see Timeline of electromagnetism. The ancients must have been acquainted with the effects of… …

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  • 16 ATOMISM — ATOMISM, theory that physical bodies consist ultimately of minute, irreducible, and homogeneous particles called atoms (Greek atomos/atomon = indivisible). In medieval Arabic and Hebrew works atomism derives from Greek (Democritus, Epicurus) and… …

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  • 17 atom — n. 1. Molecule, monad, ultimate particle (of any element), indivisible particle. 2. Corpuscle, scrap, mite, bit, grain, jot, iota, tittle, whit, ace, scintilla …

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  • 18 molecule — n. Atom, ultimate particle (of an element), indivisible particle, monad …

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  • 19 monad — n. 1. Atom, molecule, ultimate particle, indivisible particle. 2. (Zool.) Minute animacule …

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  • 20 atomizer — A device used to reduce liquid medication to fine particles in the form of a spray or aerosol; useful in delivering medication to the lungs, nose, and throat. SEE ALSO: nebulizer, vaporizer. [G. atomos, indivi …

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