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I can't describe how helpful it is to have everything you need in front of you in one website! Robert Millikan was the professor of University of Chicago at that time. Kobayashi and Maskawa were awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in physics for their prediction. To write β-decay in terms of atomic configurations, we say that, where X is the parent nucleus and Y is the daughter. Particles and anti-particles are created and destroyed in pairs.

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