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The top-quark

R. Tegen
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 17, No 2 | a692 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v17i2.692 | © 1998 R. Tegen | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 July 1998 | Published: 12 July 1998

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R. Tegen,, South Africa

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Abstract

The importance of the recent discovery of the top-quark at Fermilab in Chicago is reviewed. It is shown that the top-quark is important for Big-Bang physics as well as for the Standard Model of Elementary Particle Physics. Relevant literature for further reading can be traced from the list of references given in this short, non-technical article.

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