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Fundamental Particles

  1. Apr 24, 2004 #1
    Perhaps this question has been addressed before, but, allow me to ask:

    What consitutes the classification of a "fundamental" particle?
    Does a fundamental particle have ANY half-life? Seems it would not.
    Is a fundamental particle completely impervious to destruction?
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  3. Apr 25, 2004 #2


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    Fundamental fermions do not decay, but "transform" one on another.
  4. Apr 25, 2004 #3

    can you give a specific reference please
  5. Apr 25, 2004 #4


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    The above site lists all the fundamental particles and their properties.
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