ERIC Number: EJ237498
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
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Electron, Muon, and Tau Heavy Lepton--Are These the Truly Elementary Particles?
Perl, Martin L.
Science Teacher, v47 n9 p16-19 Dec 1980
Discussed is the present concept of the ultimate nature of matter--the elementary particle. An explanation is given for why the lepton family of particles--the electron, muon, and tau--may be truly elementary. The tau lepton is described in more detail. (Author/DS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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