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Submission + - Discovery could lead to computer revolution 1

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers from the Universities of Cambridge and Birmingham have shown that the electron can be divided into other particles.

From the article published 31 July 2009;

"The electron is a fundamental building block of nature and is indivisible in isolation, yet a new experiment has shown that electrons, if crowded into narrow wires, are seen to split apart."

The new particles are called the Spinon and Holon.
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Discovery could lead to computer revolution

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