Science meets Buddhism

The Eightfold Way is a term coined by American physicist Murray Gell-Mann for a theory organizing subatomic baryons and mesons into octets, alluding to the Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism. The theory was independently proposed by Israeli physicist Yuval Ne’eman and led to the subsequent development of the quark model.

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