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How massive are the largest (dimensionally) particles?

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


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    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.
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