1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

How massive are the largest (dimensionally) particles?

  1. Sep 23, 2004 #1
    how massive are the largest (dimensionally) particles?
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 23, 2004 #2


    User Avatar

    If you mean sub-atomic particles. One of the heavier ones are W+, W- and Z_0. These are vectorbosons and their mass is approx. 180,000 m_e (electron mass). Vectorboson are responsible for the electroweak forces.
  4. Sep 23, 2004 #3
    Yes, sub-atomic or inter-stellar particles.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Discussions: How massive are the largest (dimensionally) particles?