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  • n. Plural form of lepton.

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  • The most essential difference between quarks and leptons is that leptons are not affected by the strong force.

    Press Release: The 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics

  • If a fourth family of quarks and leptons is discovered, this may mean that the standard model must be revised and more extensive reconstruction within elementary-particle physics commenced.

    Press Release: The 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics

  • If a fourth family of quarks and leptons is discovered in the future, the Standard Model in its present form would need a revision and a major reconstruction of the theory of elementary particles could be called for.

    Additional background material on the Nobel Prize in Physics 1995

  • The essential difference between quarks and leptons is that leptons are not affected by the strong force.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 1995

  • My friends in physics tell me they are made of only vibrations of energy, called leptons.

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  • In the These extreme electroweak stars will "burn" quarks, converting them into smaller particles called leptons, generating massive quantities of energy, flooding space with neutrinos

    Warren Ellis

  • These extreme electroweak stars will "burn" quarks, converting them into smaller particles called leptons, generating massive quantities of energy, flooding space with neutrinos

    Warren Ellis

  • Also, it turns out Charlie Stross 'novella PALIMPSEST got nominated for a Hugo too, and These extreme electroweak stars will "burn" quarks, converting them into smaller particles called leptons, generating massive quantities of energy, flooding space with neutrinos

    Warren Ellis

  • There is a second category of particle, called leptons, which includes electrons and muons.

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  • (which are the building blocks of protons and neutrons) could be converted into lighter particles called leptons, which include electrons and neutrinos.

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