Beyond Baryons

“In any case, the number three fitted perfectly the way quarks occur in nature.” –Murray Gell-Mann You might think that we know it all, at least as far as knowing-it-all is possible. After all, we know that matter is made up of atoms, which are made up of electrons and nuclei, and the nuclei are … Read moreBeyond Baryons

The Strong Force for Beginners

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way — things I had no words for.” –Georgia O’Keeffe When it comes to the Universe, it isn’t just the stuff that’s in it that’s important. It’s also how all that stuff interacts with itself and everything else. To … Read moreThe Strong Force for Beginners