What is ordinary baryonic matter?


What is ordinary baryonic matter?


There are only two particles of matter considered baryons. These are protons and neutrons. Baryons must have the mass of a proton or a greater mass. Neutrons have a mass that is only slightly greater than that of a proton.

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Ordinary baryonic matter refers to all the visible matter in the universe. This is the matter made of protons and neutrons forming atoms, which...

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