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Classically, the probability that two positively charged particles get very close together is zero. A second volume, “Idiot’s Guides: Physics,” written with Humphrey, was released in July. Our universe is both ancient and vast, and expanding out farther and faster every day. This shows that the alphas are more massive than the betas. We shall typically write A El for an element of chemical type El, which determines Z, containing A nucleons. Includes Appendices on some topics in quantum mechanics and relativistic kinematics.

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