The J/psi is the subatomic particle that helped verify the existence of the charmed quark and bolstered the theoretical picture explaining nature's fundamental particles and how they interact. Burton Richter shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1976 for his co-discovery of J/psi. Find out more at the OSTI DOE R&D Accomplishments website.DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as remarkable advancements in science. For a quick look at the Accomplishments database, see the new Accomplishments tagcloud.
Last updated on Tuesday 17 September 2013