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The electron-indivisible?

  1. Mar 4, 2005 #1
    Today, electrons are described as "elementary particles" but who's to say that in a few years down the road someone will discover that you can actually split them up? Maybe then, a more solid theory can be created on electron movement rather than the theories of probability-based quantum physiscs. Maybe then the forces holding electrons in place can be fully explained. But how would you go about trying to split up an electron?
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  3. Mar 4, 2005 #2
    What would me more solid than QM? Do you know QM? Do you know its extension to Quantum Field Theory and how the Standard Model describes everything but gravity just fine. I would really like to know what would a better theory do better than Quantum Mechanics?
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