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fundamental interaction

[¦fən·də¦ment·əl ‚in·tər′ak·shən]
(particle physics)
One of the fundamental forces that act between the elementary particles of matter.
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Change itself is the second of the four fundamental forces.
The Standard Model describes four fundamental forces or interactions that govern how matter behaves: Gravity attracts massive bodies to one another.
Proving the existence of WIMPs could settle a 75-year-old puzzle about the identity of the dark matter in the cosmos and help physicists unify the four fundamental forces of nature.
Tony Van Zeeland, COO engineering continued, "DuraSwitch technology harnesses one of the four fundamental forces of nature .
As far as we can tell, the fundamental laws that govern our understanding of reality, including the four fundamental forces - the strong and weak nuclear force, the gravitational force, and the electromagnetic force - are unchanging, and (http://mnras.
Physicists duked it out over the existence of WIMPs, elementary particles that could solve a mystery about the universe's dark matter and help unify the four fundamental forces of nature (157: 131).
The existence of axions, meanwhile, is predicted by an extension of quantum chromodynamics, which is a theory that lies within the ambit of the Standard Model and explains how the strong nuclear force - one of the four fundamental forces - works.
The new findings have generated intense interest because detection of the particles, called both WIMPs (weakly interacting massive particles) and neutralinos, could settle a decades-old mystery in cosmology and help unify the four fundamental forces of physics.
These bizarre features come out of particle-physics theories that try to provide a unified picture of the four fundamental forces in the universe: the gravitational, electromagnetic, weak and strong forces.
cern/about/physics/standard-model) Standard Model of particle physics - which describes three of the four fundamental forces in nature - tells us that the interaction between a proton and muon should be identical to that between a proton and an electron.
There are four fundamental forces in the universe - the strong nuclear force, the weak nuclear force, the electromagnetic force and the gravitational force.
There are four fundamental forces in the universe -- the strong force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force and the gravitational force.