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Detection of a strange particle

In 1947, scientists found a previously unseen particle, which is now called a neutral kaon. This work led to the discovery of elementary particles known as quarks, and ultimately to the establishment of the standard model of particle physics.
Taku Yamanaka is in the Department of Physics, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, Japan.
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Nature 575, 36-38 (2019)

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02841-9

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