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subatomic

1. of, relating to, or being a particle making up an atom or a process occurring within atoms
2. having dimensions smaller than atomic dimensions
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In quantum physics, a subatomic element can behave either as a wave or a particle at the same time.
This, in turn, could help scientists demarcate the boundary - if there is one - between the quantum world of subatomic particles and the classical (macroscopic) world you and I inhabit.
Using the ability of subatomic particles to be in different states simultaneously, engineers are trying to build a quantum computer that processes information encoded in "qubits".
3ds Max helped the studio deliver an enhanced sequel to the hit title, while reducing development costs and shortening the time it took Subatomic to bring the new game to market.
The new data "will be used to test the Standard Model and how subatomic particles work," he said.
Our interest will be thus best served if we take this Goddamn Particle only as a subatomic particle and not as the Almighty
It was Indian physicist Satyendra Nath Bose after whom class of subatomic particles ' boson' is named.
TOKYO - Research results reported last September by an international group of physicists stating that subatomic particles known as neutrinos may have traveled faster than the speed of light might be wrong due to a mistake, the U.
Nor could they prove that subatomic particle were capable of moving faster than light, despite the most-up-to-date technology at their disposal.
Dozens of types of subatomic particle exist, and scientists suspect there may be still more to discover.
Here the aim is to introduce a new interpretation of subatomic particles and their motion inside a-temporal physical space.
Result: Each atom's center, or nucleus, splits and releases smaller, subatomic particles.