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In theories that conserve parity and time reversal, such as quantum
electrodynamics or the strong nuclear interaction, invariance under charge
conjugation, which changes the sign of the electric charge, implies that every
charged elementary ...
Nuclear fuels. Although nuclear fuels are inorganic substances, like fossil fuels
they are destroyed when used in the production of heat energy. Unlike fossil fuels
, however, they are also destroyed by spontaneous disintegration, through ...
10 12 14 16 nuclear charge number Z Figure 1: Comparison of the abundance of
elements in the galactic cosmic rays at 150 megaelectron volts per nucleon with
the "solar system abundances." These abundances are compared with that of ...
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