Microcosmology: Atom In Jain Philosophy & Modern Science: [1.3.1] Atom in Modern Science - New Physics - Dual Nature of Matter

Published: 07.06.2007
Updated: 06.08.2008

As stated above, the planetary model showed that atoms, instead of being hard, indestructible and indivisible particles, consisted of vast regions of empty space, in which extremely small particles - electrons - moved around the nucleus, bound to it by electromagnetic forces. But, later development in Quantum physics established that even these particles were not solid objects of classical physics. They appear sometimes as particles, and sometimes as waves.

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  • Jain Vishva Barati Institute, Ladnun, India
  • Edited by Muni Mahendra Kumar
  • 3rd Edition 1995

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