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Quarks are larks | by Séverine C. aka sey 9
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Quarks are larks

雲に入るそなたの聲をながむれば雲雀落ち來る明ぼのゝ空

 

From within the clouds

Comes song : thither

Staring,

Skylarks swooping

Through the skies at dawn.

Fujiwara no Takanobu (1142-1205)

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"These particles were named quarks by the Caltech physicist Murray Gell-Mann, who won the Nobel Prize in 1969 for his work on them. The origin of the name is an enigmatic quotation from James Joyce: “Three quarks for Muster Mark!” The word quark is supposed to be pronounced like quart, but with a k at the end instead of a t, but is usually pronounced to rhyme with lark." Stephen Hawking

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Lark = "alouette" ou "blague" selon le contexte

 

Music : Sylvain Chauveau - Nuage

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Taken on October 1, 2008