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The Discovery of New Particles: Baryons and Quarks

November 21, 2022

With scientists continuously pushing themselves to widen their horizons of knowledge, newer particles were also discovered. The fundamental forces of nature, baryons, and quarks are some of the other concepts that were devised to understand the microcosm. […]

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The Discovery of Proton and Neutron

November 21, 2022

Even after Rutherford’s discovery of atomic nucleus, the structure felt incomplete until he discovered the protons. With the mass still not adding up, James Chadwick experimented and succeeded in discovering the neutrons. […]

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How the Nucleus of an Atom Was Discovered

November 21, 2022

While J. J. Thomson is hailed for his discovery of electrons, his student Ernest Rutherford holds the credit for another major discovery: the nucleus. His findings shed light not only on the structure of the atom, but also their size and volume. […]

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Physics

Are Quantum Mechanics and Eastern Philosophy Related?

December 19, 2020

Quantum mechanics and Eastern philosophy are described as essentially bound to each other, but that is terribly wrong. Quantum mechanics does not support any religion or philosophy. Then why is the misconception so common that even books have been written on it? […]

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Physics

Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

December 18, 2020

The core of the Copenhagen interpretation is distinguishing the reality from the knowledge that could happen but is not real. Although that sounds a bit complicated, it simplified the concepts of quantum mechanics. How did it do it? […]

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