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Science News: Size of Proton?

Postby BadgerJelly on November 15th, 2018, 3:41 am 

Proton Size:

A scientific tug-of-war is underway over the size of the proton. Scientists can’t agree on how big the subatomic particle is, but a new measurement has just issued a forceful yank in favor of a smaller proton.

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The proton’s radius is an important property of nature. And the confusion about its size is preventing scientists from performing other experiments, such as testing the theory of quantum electrodynamics, which describes how light and charged particles behave.


https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-measurement-bolsters-case-slightly-smaller-proton?fbclid=IwAR2boQEWh6u7H4x2nMJVTgmBCuqoSyzIkF8obEENEP24ygXlOKxnYajf2vg
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