strange particle

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an elementary particle with non-zero strangeness

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A scan revealed there were strange particles in her stomach" a police officer said.
They saw strange particles in the cells of the brain, as well as the retina, ovary, and other tissues.
That they break down so slowly seemed strange, and they came to be called strange particles.
Then there are "secondary colors," or the stranger sub-atomic particles that started to appear in scientists' heads and as unexpected by-products of experiments around WWII: pions, muons, antiparticles, quarks, positrons and other strange particles.
Nobel-prize-winning particle physicist Murray Gell-Mann remembers making a discovery about strange particles through a slip of the tongue during a lecture.