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    What particle is it that when you alter one of the particles, another of the same particle is effected by the previous alteration? Is it quarks that do this?


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    Are you thinking of entanglement? I suppose that in principle any particle can do this.
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    Sounds like entanglement to me.

    Funny thing entanglement.

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    Yes,

    I think that you are referring to electrons and electron spin......lets assume a bohrs atom for one moment. One electron in one orbital plane is spin up say, then the electron next to it on the same orbital plane MUST be spin down. If you change the spin of one, the other changes instantly; thats entanglement.
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