Gluons mediate the nuclear force inside of quarks but could they exist alone?
Tag: particle physics
The Tiny Electron
In an atom there are protons, neutrons and electrons. The neutrons and protons are bound together at the center while the electrons orbit them in theoretical positions which, for quantum physics sake, is a bit too detailed too explain here. What most people are likely unaware of is the size of these subatomic particles. The…