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- another term for pion
- ‘In 1947, English physicist Cecil Powell observed Yukawa's mesons, now called pi-mesons or pions, in the upper atmosphere, where they were produced by cosmic ray collisions.’
- ‘If, for example, the interaction between two protons in a nucleus is studied, quite good results can be obtained by describing it as an exchange of pi-mesons.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.