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Physicists discover “doubly strange” particle

Batavia, Ill.—Physicists of the DZero experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a new particle made of three quarks, the Omega-sub-b (Ωb). The particle contains two strange quarks and a bottom quark (s-s-b). It is an exotic relative of the much more common proton and weighs about six times the proton mass.
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3 September 2008 - Fermilab physicists discover "doubly strange" particle
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