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After 48-year search, physicists discover ultra-rare ‘triple glueball’ particle – Livescience.com

This event was predicted in 1973 but had never been seen in the real world.

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A never-before-seen particle has revealed itself in the hot guts of two particle colliders, confirming a half-century-old theory.
Scientists predicted the existence of the particle, known as the odderon, in 1973, describing it as a rare, short-lived conjointment of three smaller particles known as gluons. Since then, researchers have suspected that the odderon might appear when protons slammed together at extreme speeds, but the precise conditions that would make it spring into existence remained…

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