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fundamental particle

fundamental particle

n
(General Physics) another name for elementary particle
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Noun1.fundamental particle - (physics) a particle that is less complex than an atom; regarded as constituents of all matter
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
antilepton - the antiparticle of a lepton
antiparticle - a particle that has the same mass as another particle but has opposite values for its other properties; interaction of a particle and its antiparticle results in annihilation and the production of radiant energy
antiquark - the antiparticle of a quark
hadron - any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
lepton - an elementary particle that participates in weak interactions; has a baryon number of 0
subatomic particle, particle - a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
quark - (physics) hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3; "quarks have not been observed directly but theoretical predictions based on their existence have been confirmed experimentally"
strange particle - an elementary particle with non-zero strangeness
cosmic string, string - (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop
weakly interacting massive particle, WIMP - a hypothetical subatomic particle of large mass that interacts weakly with ordinary matter through gravitation; postulated as a constituent of the dark matter of the universe
atom - (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
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fundamental particle

n (Phys) → Elementarteilchen nt
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All three are involved in the international ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, and have contributed to the discovery of a new fundamental particle, the Higgs boson.
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If this indeed turns out to be true, this may become the heaviest fundamental particle discovered till date - about four times larger than a quark (the fundamental material that forms hadrons), and six times larger than the Higgs boson - a fundamental particle that imparts mass.
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Prof Higgs was thrust into the limelight after the elusive fundamental particle that bears his name was found by scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the huge atom-smashing machine built to probe the origins of the universe.
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Two of the teams at the European Center for Nuclear Research, or CERN, say they measured a particle called "Bs" decaying into a pair of muons, a fundamental particle.
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