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When we talk about the gamma decay high-energy electromagnetic waves are emited from the atomic nucleus. The proposed construction of the JUNO detector will provide a unique facility to address many outstanding crucial questions in particle and astrophysics in a timely and cost-effective fashion. Lessons include: What is Your Cosmic Connection to the Elements?, Life Cycle of Stars, and Gamma-Ray Bursts. These 'other particles' are what we now call quarks.

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