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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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According to the Standard Model, sub atomic particles started roaming around what was then universe, almost at the speed of light after the 'beginning' - the Big Bang.
The LHC can accelerate some sub atomic particles at nearly the speed of light, but that is just not fast enough.
And yet he is also a visionary artist with a hermeneutic bent and a quest--to make visible that which, essentially, has no visual dimension, particularly in relation to quantum physics, unified field theory, and the movement and behavior of sub atomic particles.