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heavy particle

[′hev·ē ′pärd·ə·kəl]
(particle physics)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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However, if the high-energy gamma ray passes near a very heavy particle, then the heavy particle can soak up all the momentum without carrying away a significant amount of energy [7, [section]5.6].
That seeming contradiction is permitted by the weird laws of quantum theory--as long as the heavy particle lasts for only a brief time.