The hunting of the quark: a true story of modern physics
One of this century's most revolutionary discoveries, this is the story of the 20-year search for the quark--the particle inside the proton and neutron components of the atom's nucleus which constitutes the fundamental basis for all life and matter.
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DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE
THE PARTICLE KINGDOM
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