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Contact: Tobias Schlößer
Forschungszentrum Juelich

Quark Bound States

Caption: For a long time, physicists were only able to reliably verify two different classes of hadrons: baryons and mesons. Experiments performed at Jülich's accelerator COSY have now shown that, in fact, another class of exotic particles made up of six quarks exists.

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