“An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than cabbages, concludes that it will also make better soup.” Henry L. Mencken, journalist & author (1880 - 1956).
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.