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What is "spin" as it relates to subatomic particles? I've heard that it's similar to angular momentum but I've also heard that's not completely the case.

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Spin is the total angular momentum, or intrinsic angular momentum, of a body. The spins of elementary particles are analogous to the spins of macroscopic bodies. you can look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spin_%28physics%29

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