Charm Quark

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ZOMG Smells Color and Flavor: Six Quarks General Catalog Perfume Oil (Available)

Any particle containing a charm quark is considered a charmed particle, as opposed to a charming particle. We wonder why — seriously, have you ever seen a D meson? It's seriously charming.

So what does this most gracious and charismatic of elemental particles smell like? It pleases us to imagine that it smells of white petits-fours glacÚs, milk caramel, and the stickiest amber we could get our hands on.


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