Gluons mediate the nuclear force inside of quarks but could they exist alone?
The Nuclear Force & Strong Force
The nuclear force and strong force bind together quarks and the protons and neutrons that are made from them.
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…
Science Findings: A Cleaner Ocean & Mouth
Gas Breathing Bacteria Deep in the Gulf of Mexico, around volcanoes, scientists have found mussels and sponges living with oil-loving bacteria. Part of the Cycloclasticus genus, the bacteria focus in on butane, ethane, and propane and live within sponges and mussels so that they can filter water rich in these short chain alkanes to the…
ktsdesign / 123RF Stock Photo In the ancient Greek city of Perge (Antalya, Turkey) a new mosaic was discovered depicting, “…sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of King Agamemnon in Greek mythology, during the Trojan War.” The excavation is headed by Antalya Museum Director, Mustafa Demirel. Perge Mosaic Aspendos shops yield new finds Shops Chinese tomb…