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Terminal velocity

  1. Jul 5, 2012 #1
    is the maximum velocity acquired by sub atomic particle depends on its mass at rest
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 5, 2012 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    for subatomic particles the limit would be lightspeed. For any particle, its mass dictates how much enery would be needed to get it to a certain speed, but approaching light speed the energy required approaches infinity.
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