Strangelets

Some articles on strangelets, strangelet:

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer - Scientific Goals - Strangelets
... See also Strangelet Six types of quarks (up, down, strange, charm, bottom and top) have been found experimentally however, the majority of matter on Earth is made up of only up ... Particles of such matter are known as strangelets ... Strangelets might have extremely large mass and very small charge-to-mass ratios ...
Strangelet - Dangers
... is correct and its surface tension is larger than the aforementioned critical value, then a larger strangelet would be more stable than a smaller one ... One speculation that has resulted from the idea is that a strangelet coming into contact with a lump of ordinary matter could convert the ordinary matter ... This "ice-nine"-like disaster scenario is as follows one strangelet hits a nucleus, catalyzing its immediate conversion to strange matter ...
Strangelet - Theoretical Possibility - Relationship With Nuclei
... According to the strange matter hypothesis, strangelets are more stable than nuclei, so nuclei are expected to decay into strangelets ... to overcome as the weak interaction starts making a nucleus into a strangelet, the first few strange quarks form strange baryons, such as the Lambda, which ... hypothesis were correct, nuclei would never be seen to decay to strangelets because their lifetime would be longer than the age of the universe ...
Strangelet - Natural or Artificial Occurrence
... Although nuclei do not decay to strangelets, there are other ways to create strangelets, so if the strange matter hypothesis is correct there should be strangelets in the universe ... It is possible that strangelets were created along with the neutrons and protons which form ordinary matter ... to overcome the energy barrier and create strangelets from nuclear matter ...
Strangelet - In Fiction
5 featured an attempt to destroy the planet by intentionally creating negatively charged strangelets in a particle accelerator ... End Day features a scenario where a particle accelerator in New York City explodes, creating a strangelet and starting a catastrophic chain reaction which destroys Earth ... Forward deals with the making of a strangelet in a particle accelerator ...