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axion

(aks -ee-on) A hypothetical elementary particle of very low mass and zero charge. Axions have potentially important consequences in astrophysics and cosmology, such as having a possible effect on the cooling of stars and making up part or all of the dark matter in the Universe. Some of these consequences enable limits to be calculated for the values of the mass and other properties of axions.

axion

[′ak·se‚än]
(particle physics)
A hypothetical neutral pseudoscalar boson with mass roughly of order 100 keV to 1 MeV, postulated to preserve the parity and time-reversal invariance of strong interactions, despite the effects of instantons.
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