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Why do elecrtons differ in mass from protons and neutons?

Justin Parker

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Melissa Norris on August 4, 2019

The electron is an elementary particle (according to the current knowledge, I refer to the Standard Model), but proton and neutron are not. Both consist of three quarks: neutron - orne-up, and two down quarks, protons, one below, two above ones. But the masses of the quarks are also not equal to the mass of the electron. The reason that it is one of the main question of the actuality of the physical.

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