Hadrons – Quark Systems

Zak and Derek discuss the composite systems of quarks in baryons and mesons, as well as the eightfold way and multiplet organization of quark particles. This is a follow up to the Standard Model episode.

Further reading:

“Introduction to Elementary Particles” by David Griffiths

Eightfold way (physics) on Wikipedia

Murry Gell-Mann on Wikipedia

List of baryons on Wikipedia

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