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CERN's 2014 Xmas gift from the Large Hadron Collider: Two new baryons

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Re: What do they do?

They are "just" particular mixes of particular quarks, in the same family as protons as neutrons.

We want to enumerate all of these, so it is good to have confirmation that these particular states of three.quark bindings exist (as expected) and to be able to measure their masses and decay modes to complete empirical lists and look for surprises.

See also: List of Baryons

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