Hadrons and Leptons

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What are the two types of hadrons?
Baryons and mesons.
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What particles can feel the strong nuclear force?
Hadrons.
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What particles are classified as baryons?
Protons and neutrons.
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What do all baryons eventually decay to?
Protons.
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What properties are conserved in particle interactions?
Baryon number and lepton number.
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What is formed when a neutron decays?
A proton, an electron and an antineutrino.
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What particles are classified as mesons?
Pions and kaons.
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How are mesons observed?
By using cosmic rays and cloud chambers.
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What type of particles are leptons?
Fundamental particles.
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What are the different leptons?
Electrons, electron neutrino, muon, muon neutrino.
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Why do neutrinos only take part in weak interactions?
Because they have zero mass and zero charge.
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