By Harald Fritzsch,Murray Gell-Mann
Today it truly is identified that the atomic nuclei are composed of smaller components, the quarks. A quark is often sure with different quarks, forming a baryon or with an antiquark, forming a meson. The quark version was once first postulated in 1964 through Murray Gell-Mann — who coined the identify “quark” from James Joyce's novel Finnegans Wake — and by means of George Zweig, who then labored at CERN. within the current conception of robust interactions — Quantum Chromodynamics proposed through H Fritzsch and Gell-Mann in 1972 — the forces that bind the quarks jointly are because of the trade of 8 gluons.
On the fiftieth anniversary of the quark version, this helpful quantity seems to be again on the advancements and achievements within the simple particle physics that eventuated from that lovely version. Written by way of a world staff of distinctive physicists, every one of whom have made significant advancements within the box, the amount presents an important assessment of the current kingdom to the lecturers and researchers.
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50 Years of Quarks by Harald Fritzsch,Murray Gell-Mann