Three Quarks For Muster Mark
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Three quarks for muster mark. The word quark itself is a slavic borrowing in german and denotes a dairy product but is also a colloquial term for rubbish. With knowledge of the origins of the word in joyce s classic quarks are aptly named to provide aide mémoire. But quark didn t sound quite like the kwork that was ringing in gell mann s head. Sure he has not got much of a bark a d h h it ll b id th k and sure any he has it s all beside the mark from finnegans wake 1939 by james joyce.
On the word quark. Three quarks for muster mark. So it seems appropriate that muster mark s quarks come in three. The physicist took a little creative license and reimagined the line as a call for drinks at the bar.
Three quarks for muster mark. Sure he hasn t got much of a bark and sure any he has it s all beside the mark. But o wreneaglealmighty wouldn t un be a sky of a lark to see that old buzzard whoopingabout for uns shirt in the dark and he hunting round for uns speckledtrousers around by palmer stown park. A quark for mister mark includes poems old and new whose subject is science its discoveries its processes but also poems which look at the world with an inherently scientific gaze whether before copernicus or after einstein.
â three quarksfor muster mark. Sure he hasn t got much of a bark and sure any he has it s all beside the mark. Three quarks for muster mark finnegans wake has long been a source of inspiration for creative minds but a recent discovery recent for me that the word quarkoriginated in joyce s work came as a surprise. Three quarks for muster mark.
Sure he hasn t got much of a bark and sure any he has it s all beside the mark. In 1963 when i assigned the name quark to the fundamental constituents of the nucleon i had the sound first without the spelling which could have been kwork then in one of my occasional perusals of finnegans wake by james joyce i came across the word quark in the phrase three quarks. Murray gell man one of the two independent physicists who proposed the theory of quarks was actually inspired by a passage from the wake. He told researchers at the oxford english dictionary that he imagined joyce s line three quarks for muster mark to be a variation of a pub owner s call of three quarts for mister mark.
Depending on their flavour quarks have fractional electric charge values of either 1 3 or 2 3 times the elementary charge.