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Between 3 and 20 minutes after the Big Bang protons and neutrons began to combine to form atomic nuclei. Physics 122 was formerly numbered Physics 121. One fourth of the original material will remain on Earth after 9 billion years. Alpha decay, like other cluster decays, is fundamentally a quantum tunneling process. I still have no idea on what I should pick or what a good subject would be to write 6 pages on and include a decent amount of equations.

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