Thought for the month

“Specialized meaningless has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hallmark of true science.” Aldous Huxley, author (1894-1963).

Monday, 11 June 2018

Weak proton charge

A team at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has measured the weak charge of the proton by scattering a beam of spin-polarized electrons from stationary protons in a liquid hydrogen target. The value is 0.0719 ± 0.0045.

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