Thought for the month

“Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, author and journalist (1808-1890).

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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