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What is the world made of?…There are twelve basic building blocks. Six of these are quarks—- they go by the interesting names of up, down, charm, strange, bottom and top. (A proton, for instance, is made of two up quarks … Continue reading

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Video portrayal of the smooth topological charge density of an empty vacuum at Minute 27. In other words, this is what the empty space between the quarks looks like. Derek Leinweber discretized QCD theory (that is, put it on a … Continue reading

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43 252 003 274 489 856 000 I respect the cube. I cannot fathom it. I do not want to learn how to do it from anybody else. Instead I want to experience the simple moves that hopelessly and mercilessly turn order into disorder.  Whichever way … Continue reading

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