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Another formulation of the second law is that the entropy of an isolated system never decreases with time. The Standard Model is conceptually simple and contains a description of the elementary particles and forces. There is a swarm of electrons around the nucleus and if a proton could combine with one of them it would do so. In the case where all three particles are identical, it is known as the trilinear self-coupling.

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