...]]ing the bulk material where fission takes place). Fission is a form of [[Nuclear transmutation|elemental transmutation]] because the resulting fragments are
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...prestigious ''[[Annalen der Physik]]'' on the [[capillary action|capillary forces]] of a straw.<ref>Albert Einstein, Folgerungen aus den Capillaritätsersch
...uation, Einstein could not find a teaching post. After almost two years of searching, a former classmate's father helped him get a job in [[Bern]], at the Fe
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...ract through the [[Nuclear force|strong nuclear force]], they do not react strongly with atomic nuclei. This combination of properties gives WIMPs many of th
* They interact only through the [[weak nuclear force]] and [[gravity]], or at least with interaction cross-sections no higher th
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A lepton is a fermion that does not experience the strong interaction of coupling with the bosons called gluons. The quarks, fermions
To date, almost all experimental tests of the three forces described by the Standard Model have agreed with its predictions. However,
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...er by what is called the '''[[strong interaction]]''' or '''strong nuclear force'''.<ref name="SLAC">[http://www2.slac.stanford.edu/vvc/theory/hadrons.html
...n]]s (K mesons). According to current models, the force ''(residual strong force)'' responsible for holding protons and neutrons together in atomic nuclei i
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...the positively charged protons is less powerful but long range; the [[weak force]] makes the neutron inherently unstable and will turn it into a proton if g
If there is an imbalance in these forces, the system will eventually shed the excess by ejecting radiation in some
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...thermonuclear weapon]]. Tritium is also an important fuel for controlled [[nuclear fusion]] reactions.
...dioactive decay of tritium may be classified as beta decay (β decay). The nuclear reaction may be written as follows:
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... Currently, it is believed that there are four fundamental interactions: [[Strong interaction]], [[weak interaction]], [[gravitation]], and [[electromagnetis
... other due to an interaction, such an interaction is sometimes called a "[[force]]."
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...tron]]s. By comparison, a lepton is a fermion that does not experience the strong interaction and does not couple with gluons.
...mental interactions of the fermions; they can be considered the "pixels of force" that hold all the fermions together as matter.
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...article.cfm?chanID=sa006&articleID=00008965-AF27-1E41-89E0809EC588EEDF The Search for Dark Matter]. ''Scientific American''. Retrieved November 30, 2007.</re
...alaxy cluster 1E 0657-56]. arXiv.org. Retrieved November 30, 2007.</ref> Researchers analyzed the effects of gravitational lensing to determine total mass di
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...cluding its composition and the forces which bind it together, is called [[nuclear physics]].
...herford]] in 1912.<ref>[http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=Nucleus&searchmode=none Nucleus] Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved November 10, 2008.
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...nity. He continued to find support from the U.S. government and military research establishment. He was a co-founder of [[Lawrence Livermore National Laborat
...luding a plan to excavate an artificial harbor in [[Alaska]] using [[thermonuclear]] explosives. He was an avid advocate of [[Ronald Reagan]]'s [[Strategic De
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...ts that led to the development of the [[force de frappe|independent French nuclear deterrent]] and the withdrawal of the French from NATO's military structure
...her Parties, such action as it deems necessary, including the use of armed force, to restore and maintain the security of the North Atlantic area.}}
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...s are actually composite particles, made up of [[quark]]s), as well as the force-carrying particles, such as [[photons]] and [[gluons]] and a wide variety o
...on|weak]], and [[electromagnetic interaction]]s in terms of an exchange of force-carrying particles; gluons, W and Z bosons, and photons. Combinations of th
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Strangely, dark energy causes expansion because it has strong [[negative pressure]].
...tive pressure (and the pulling of negative pressure) are non-gravitational forces which just move substances around within space without changing space itse
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|caption=[[French Union]] paratroops dropping from an [[United States Air Force]]-lent [[Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar|"Flying Boxcar"]].
...and [[Vietnamese people|Vietnamese]] [[Viet Minh]] communist revolutionary forces. The battle occurred between March and May 1954, and culminated in a massi
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...ly-formed [[Department of Energy]], a cabinet level department. He enacted strong environmental legislation, deregulated the trucking, airline, rail, finance
...n G. Rickover]] for the [[United States Navy]]'s fledgling [[nuclear power|nuclear]] [[submarine]] program, where he became a qualified command officer.<ref>P
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| established_event1 = [[Austrian State Treaty]] in force
...lly successful Austro-Prussian invasion of France faltered when the French forces drove the invaders back across the border and, during the winter of 1794-1
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...eligiously]], he was an [[agnosticism|agnostic]] or an [[atheism|atheist]] strongly leaning towards [[materialism]].
...ies. Among his political activities, Russell was a vigorous proponent of [[nuclear disarmament]] and an outspoken critic of the [[Vietnam War|American war in
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... a variety of reasons, including survival of the human species (in case of nuclear warfare or other planetary catastrophe), protection of [[Earth]]'s environm
...[[Phobos (moon)|Phobos]], or [[Deimos (moon)|Deimos]], where gravitational forces are much less, there is no [[atmosphere]], and there is no biosphere to da
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