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  • n. Plural form of electron.


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  • The magnetic moment in the electrons is the result of their internal "rotation", spin, that can point upwards or downwards.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2007

  • The large energy loss increasing with the fourth power of the energy of the electrons is the main reason why it is difficult and impractical to use synchrotrons for the acceleration of electrons to the same high energies as protons.

    Accelerators and Nobel Laureates

  • Unless the steel nails are coated with zinc - a process known as "galvanizing" - the aluminum gutters will start to pit and deteriorate because the electrons from the aluminum are being drawn away by the steel using water as a catalyst.

    The Tragic Tale of Berthold the Blaser

  • By pulsing the electrons from the busted television through those magnets with the electron microscope turned on to observe them to make them collapse, he created a tachyon spray gun.

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  • For some, the fact that this material is written down on paper, er, in electrons is enough reason to believe it.

    Consider the Source I

  • I, Mike of the London Fog, wrote this in imperishable electrons from the outer rim of the eternal wheel of social justice posted by Mike at 7: 11 PM

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • The dust grains pick up a negative charge by absorbing electrons from the plasma and then this charged ‘nucleus’ attracts positive ions, which form a shell around it.

    Could alien life exist in the form of DNA-shaped dust? « Skid Roche

  • The electrons from the metal with the highest content of them, in this case the copper tubing, will migrate to the second metal, which will then reject them and send them back to the first metal.

    Help on New House

  • What you say about electrons is very intersting, in terms of Schroedinger's cat, quantum computing and so on - that experiment in which one cannot predict which of two paths the quantum will take, which is the basis for recent breakthroughs in "teleportation".

    I read this in the Spectator ...

  • To me, the idea that less of our energy of the workday (human and chemical and mechanical) goes into moving our atoms from home to work and back and more goes into moving ideas and electrons is a win for everyone.

    Future Shock Reminder


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