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subatomic particle

n.
Any of various units of matter below the size of an atom, including the elementary particles and hadrons.
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London: CERN's Large Hadron Collider will be turned back on in March and a few weeks later will start smashing sub-atomic particles together again at nearly double its previous power, helping scientists hunt for clues about the universe.
11 ( ANI ): Scientists have solved a major problem with the current standard model of cosmology by combining results from the Planck spacecraft and measurements of gravitational lensing in order to deduce the mass of ghostly sub-atomic particles called neutrinos.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A team of Scientists solved a major problem with the current standard model of cosmology identified by combining results from the Planck spacecraft and measurements of gravitational lensing in order to deduce the mass of ghostly sub-atomic particles called neutrinos.
In addition, she suggests in "Basketball = Life" that bounce can be found in everything from the movement of sub-atomic particles to the movement of the universe, and from "a drop of blood" to "a gasp of air.
The spheres are equally suggestive of vast stellar clusters and sub-atomic particles.
Then there are "secondary colors," or the stranger sub-atomic particles that started to appear in scientists' heads and as unexpected by-products of experiments around WWII: pions, muons, antiparticles, quarks, positrons and other strange particles.
Sub-atomic particles from cosmic rays may be harnessed to measure the behaviour of carbon dioxide in possible subsea storage in a plan that is being worked on by university researchers in the UK and the US, with support from industry.
If the particle discovered by CERN is Higgs boson, it is the last piece of jigsaw that explains the interaction among sub-atomic particles and its relation to four fundamental forces in the universe, i.
However, scientists have so far discovered 12 sub-atomic particles and there could be many more.
The new evidence, challenging a dogma of science that has stood since Albert Einstein published his theory of relativity in 1905, appeared to confirm that sub-atomic particles called neutrinos could travel fractions of a second faster.
Anyway, I remembered seeing a recent news story about neutrinos, the sub-atomic particles that may be able to travel faster than the speed of light and go FORWARD in time.
Boffins in Switzerland claim they have found neutrinos, which are sub-atomic particles that travel nanoseconds faster than the speed of light.