The existence of the universe is explained by two entities: matter and energy. These two entities are interchangeable and exist in different forms to make up all things visible or invisible in the universe. Whereas matter has a definite size, shape, and form, energy has different forms but no size and shape.


Binding Energy Atomic Number Electromagnetic Radiation Electronic Configuration Principal Quantum Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopal B. Saha
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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