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Ordinary solid matter consists of atoms with some ordering (crystal, amorphous etc.); an atom (green, violet) has electrons (blue) in electron orbitals (green) and a [/nucleus]], which further comprises neutrons (grey) and protons (red), which themselves are built from quarks (red, green, blue) and gluons (yellow wavy lines).

This image was inspired by an infographic from CERN, image ID: CERN-DI-9312032-1:


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