Quarks aren't allowed to be alone on their own. They always are around other quarks or antiquarks. They like to get together to make objects that don't have a color charge. They do this in two different ways:
- Baryon - 3 different colored quarks together
- Meson - a quark and an antiquark together
The proton is an example of a baryon. In our cartoons all of these baryons are depicted as Subatomic Universe Vehicles (SUVs). Neutrons are also baryons. There are many different kinds of baryons and mesons and a lot of them have Greek sounding names. Here you see Ujana (anti-up quark) and Ushi (up quark) making up a pi-0 meson (π0) in their smaller car.
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