WTF Fun Fact – Bottom Quark Fusion

When two subatomic particles called “bottom quarks” fuse, they release more than 8x the energy of individual fusion reactions in hydrogen bombs. The physicists who made this discovery kept it a secret until they were certain the discovery couldn’t be weaponized. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: The Subatomic Discovery That Physicists Considered Keeping Secret – Scientific American


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