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A virtual particle having an approximate mass of $10\times 10^{14}\textrm{ GeV/c}^2$ may be associated with the unification of the strong and electroweak forces. For what length of time could this virtual particle exist (in temporary violation of the conservation of mass-energy as allowed by the Heisenberg uncertainty principle)?
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$3\times 10^{-39}\textrm{ s}$
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