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The currently dominant theory explaining these fundamental particles and fields, along with their dynamics, is called the Standard Model. Nuclear energy is playing a vital role in the life of every man today. Then we tried to understand how the protons and neutrons work in nuclear physics. Theoretical physicists continue to seek a further unification of QCD with the electroweak theory and, more ambitiously still, to unify them with a quantum version of gravity in which the force would be transmitted by massless quanta of two units of spin called gravitons.

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