Is it within the realm of feasibility that electrons possess an underlying quarklike structure in the manner of protons and neutrons? The hypothesis that electrons can be subdivided into smaller particles termed “electrinos” offers an ideal experimental opportunity to test this concept. Each contingent of such particles could be subjected to repeated expansions into ever smaller bubbles, which would split and form more minuscule electrinos. At some stage, these tiniest electrinos could then undergo particle or laser bombardment, which might rip them apart, yielding insight into a possible scaffolding composed of “electron” or “lepton” quarks.

Franklin Ruehl
Glendale, Calif.