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fundamental particle Line breaks: fun¦da|men¦tal par|ticle

Definition of fundamental particle in English:


Another term for elementary particle.
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  • Most theorists believe that the best approach is so-called M-theory, in which the fundamental particles are actually vibrations in tiny strings in a 11-dimensional space-time.
  • Bose wrote equations describing the behavior of photons under the laws of quantum mechanics; these equations were elaborated by Einstein to include fundamental particles and the atoms made of those particles.
  • According to naturalism, what is ultimately real is nature, which consists of the fundamental particles that make up what we call matter and energy, together with the natural laws that govern how those particles behave.

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