View Full Version : What’s the Big Deal About the Pentaquark?

2015-Jul-23, 04:00 PM
“Three quarks for Muster Mark!,” wrote James Joyce in his labyrinthine*fable,*Finnegan’s Wake. By now, you may have heard*this quote – the short, nonsensical sentence that eventually*gave the name “quark”*to*the Universe’s (as-yet-unsurpassed) most fundamental building blocks. Today’s physicists believe that they understand the basics of how*quarks combine; three join up*to form baryons (everyday particles like the […]

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