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In the standard model — the theoretical picture of what physicists think matter is made of — atomic nuclei are broken down into protons and neutrons, which are broken down further into fundamental particles called quarks and gluons.
What surprised the researchers was that the flow of quark-gluon plasma caught the heavy D-zero particles.
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