I What is a realistic image of quarks?

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Lovely video (in #49). A level deeper than the original one in this thread.
insist on representing quarks as spherical particles
Not all the time :smile:: if there is a gluon nearby it morphs into a nike-like swoosh
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that makes me feel giddy for a split sec ?:) . And a gluon that looks like a pessarium will probably also not be 'realistic' :cool:

I think they did a good job visually supporting the spoken text with representing the unvisualizable. Moving balls are so much more bearable that rippling blobs of colour (nice colours, though).
 

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It may be worth noting that is was a very basic visual representation, and there are other things which were not shown in the picture, for instance that quarks exchange gluons with eachother, and quarks have fractional charges.
I found a picture showing gluons as springs. Do gluons obey Hook's law?
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