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Particle physics

Strangeness in the proton

The proton can contain pairs of elementary particles known as strange quarks. The contribution of these particles to the proton's electric-charge distribution and magnetic moment has been determined.

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Figure 1: The proton's internal structure.


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Young, R. Strangeness in the proton. Nature 544, 419–420 (2017).

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