hyperon


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any baryon that is not a nucleon

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Brink's Internet Security is headquartered at Hyperon, Inc.
One of the things that complicate this puzzle is that, while we've observed hyperons and many types of bosons as standalone particles in laboratories, a quark has never been observed by itself, in what is called an "unconfined" state.
So, fermions can have more porous and voluminous packing of boson threads, forming hyperons, etc.
Some theoretical models postulated that, in addition to neutrons, such stars also would contain certain other exotic subatomic particles called hyperons or condensates of kaons: these results rule out those ideas.
in experimental high energy physics with George Trilling at UC Berkeley in 1974 studying the interactions of hyperons in the 82-inch hydrogen bubble chamber.
Among the new particles was a complicated family called hyperons, which resembled neutrons and protons.
Mesons, nucleons (protons and neutrons), and hyperons were all grouped together as hadrons, from a Greek word meaning "thick" or "strong," since they were all subject to the strong interaction.