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Re: Science thread [merged]
« Reply #360 on: December 15, 2017, 04:38:07 PM »
What?  Our suns gonna die in 5 billion years?  How come they've been hiding this from us all this time?  WTF we gonna do?

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Re: Science thread [merged]
« Reply #363 on: February 13, 2018, 03:40:56 AM »
In a paper (link is external) published today in the European Physical Journal C, the ATLAS Collaboration reports the first high-precision measurement at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) of the mass of the W boson.

This is one of two elementary particles that mediate the weak interaction one of the forces that govern the behaviour of matter in our universe.

The reported result gives a value of 8037019 MeV for the W mass, which is consistent with the expectation from the Standard Model of Particle Physics, the theory that describes known particles and their interactions.

https://home.cern/about/updates/2018/02/first-high-precision-lhc-measurement-w-boson-mass
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