In Memory of Murray Gell-Mann, Who Gave Us Quarks and Ordered the Subatomic World

Kendrick Frazier

Murray Gell-Mann, the brilliant physicist who won the Nobel Prize in physics a half-century ago when he was barely forty years old, died May 24, 2019, at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was eighty-nine. Gell-Mann helped develop the “standard model” of particle physics. He introduced the concept of quantum “strangeness.”  He brought …

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