Tag Archives: Murray Gell-Mann

Gentlemen prefer gluons

Also at the Guardian. It might seem odd to some other LHC physicists, to hear me say that I love gluons.  To someone doing a “search”, such as looking for evidence of the Higgs boson, or supersymmetry, or extra dimensions, … Continue reading

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My three least favourite quarks

Also at The Guardian. Quarks are what dragged me into this mess. I’ve done about 50 hours work in the last 4 days and have run out of clean cutlery. My fridge contains only an empty tub of hummus and … Continue reading

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Murray Gell-Mann on ditching what ‘everybody knows’

He started from the patterns of particles created by cosmic rays, took a name from James Joyce, and changed the way we see fundamental physics. Video at The Guardian.

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