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What are the 8 flavors of gluons?

  1. Jun 25, 2015 #1
    Everywhere I see on a standard model it say's that there are 8 flavors of gluons. What do the flavors mean and are the 8 flavors?
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  3. Jun 25, 2015 #2
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