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Single Idea 21184

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 2. Electrodynamics / d. Quantum mechanics]

Full Idea

Explaining the stable electron orbits would require a complete rewriting of the physics of subatomic particles.

Gist of Idea

Physics was rewritten to explain stable electron orbits


Gavin Hesketh (The Particle Zoo [2016], 03)

A Reaction

This really looks like a simple and major landmark moment. You can ignore a single anomaly, but not a central feature of your entire theory.

Book Reference

Hesketh,Gavin: 'The Particle Zoo' [Quercus 2016], p.53