The Real Proton
Year: 2000 Pages: 8
Keywords: Proton, Charged ring model, Quark model, Quantum model, Quark sea
Close to half of all particles in the universe are protons, and life as we know it would be impossible without them. ?To most researchers, the proton is a workaday particle: the stuff that gives every atomic nucleus its positive charge, and the heart of the ubiquitous hydrogen atom.