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  • n. Plural form of hadron.


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  • Two beams of subatomic particles called "hadrons" -- either protons or lead ions -- travel in opposite directions inside the circular accelerator, gaining energy with every lap. - News Articles

  • Similarly, Kantorovich (2003) argues that the symmetries of the strong force are ontologically prior to the particles that feel that force, namely the hadrons, and likewise for the symmetries of the so-called ˜grand unification™ of particle physics in the standard model.

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  • They always form alliances (called hadrons), and, well, they work best in threesomes.

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  • Gell-Mann would soon receive the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the concept of quarks, then thought to be the inner constituents of the family of elementary particles called hadrons which include the proton and neutron.

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  • To find sub-atomic particles, it is necessary to collide other particles together at high energies using a machine such as the £5bn Large Hadron Collider, which accelerates sub-atomic particles called hadrons at 99.9999991 per cent of the speed of light.

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  • Instead they join together by the strong force into bound states called hadrons, which include the proton and the neutron. all content

  • All in all we know three elementary forces: electromagnetic force: it makes charged particles attract or reject each other strong force: it binds quarks to bunches of two or three called hadrons (which makes the proton a hadron) weak force: it allows some particles to transform into certain different ones, therefore allowing phenomena like the radioactive beta decay of atoms


  • The LHC was designed to fire two beams of specific particles, known as hadrons, in opposing directions. - Comments

  • Today will see the first particles circulate in the tunnel, as the machine limbers up to smash beams of subatomic particles called hadrons in about 30 days.

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  • The particles built up from quarks are classified as hadrons, and that's where the LHC's name comes from: It's a large collider that smashes hadrons together.

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