Oliver Thewalt

    Oliver Thewalt

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    Michael Balmer's notes: What is the life time of the proton?

                     What is the lifetime of the proton? an interesting question indeed,and it can probably be said that no one knows as fact but are willing to guess and it is for sure they cannot be proven incorrect since no one knows,so everyone give it a try,but before any numbers are bantered about,let us at least have an understanding of what a proton is,how it is constructed and from what.

                      The question is on the top ten list of unsolved problems in physics so do be accurate and verifiable in the hypothesis,which means some math and a lot of hours of hard research,there are some numbers attributed to this issue,but without being exact we will give a approximation,say about three thousand years per particle,it is higher but that is not important at the moment.

                      So what is the proton,it is one part of the nucleus of every atom,in some cases the only part,it is a positive charge particle and is a portion of the construct of matter,itself is a composite particle,meaning it is made up of smaller particles called quarks,three quarks,two up quarks and one down quark,with the up quarks or +2/3 a carrier of charge (positive) and the down quark or -1/3 also the carrier of charge ( negative),i see there is a explanations due here to a question of why is it positive when there is a negative charge as a part also,we can go with the conventional wisdom that one up and the down cancels each another leaving one positive up quark,but is that enough of a charge,personally this cancel out is mathematical and i do not believe the proton believes us when we say your down quark is canceled,i would not and do not,why?because it is still there and the math does not remove it,a moment of humor here...i better say physicist humor here,it is a fact quarks have not been removed from a nuclei because of the strong force holding them together,this is called gluon and they have tried,silly people,all you have to do is...take a piece of chalk, on a blackboard,put a slash through the down and one of the up and ...done, removed,now how hard is that.now that is a force of nature.

                      Not that easy of course,but mathematically it is that easy,so,what is the lifetime of a proton?we still do not know that yet,how are the quarks arranged per particle to have two up and one down?i think these questions are getting harder,to be sure,the proton must be "dissected" which as we know is difficult at this time,so we theorize,we write equations to represent the hypothesis,so let us proceed this way,first there must be a quark field,we will get to the Quark Construct at another opportunity,we must have a gluon field,again another opportunity also,but in this quark field(s) there must be a separation of quark and anti quark within the same field and this is possible by the gluon field that is essentially another phase of quark..or gluon depending on your prospectus,these fields are uncharged in an electrical sense and lay between the aspect of the weak and strong forces,now the charge distribution is a complex event that will be covered in a discussion on the "Region of Neutrality" to come,but for now the distribution is the workings of the W+- and Zo bosons,now there are assertion of the universe being of positive "energy" and this is due to belief of the importance of the proton and it being positive and that with Hydrogen being the most abundant element with a proton nucleus that the proton is the center of nature,Hydrogen may be the most abundant element but the proton is not the most abundant particle,that belongs to the neutron,the proton can not even survive seconds unshielded ,the proton is not even second,it is third behind the neutrinos and it barely beats out the electron for last place.

                     When we think of protons we think of gamma radiation,we think of high energy,we think of matter and anti-matter,we think of quarks and gluons and gravity and anti-gravity,we think of a lifetime of thousands to millions,maybe billions of years,we think of it's size,it's dimension or shape,on the one hand it is speculated to "decay" to Pions and Mesons,let us look at this Pion it is suppose to decay to,the Pion consists of one quark and one anti-quark,which means a proton has lost a quark,how?i just asked myself a hard question but i have an answer...must be the piece of chalk on the blackboard,let's say..without the chalk it happens,then why would the lifetime not be known,we have discussed briefly about the proton here to help determine the lifetime of the particle,though the neutron has been given its life span,though it has changed over the years from 15 minutes down to i believe 10 or 10.3 minutes as a free particle,with the same makeup as the proton just a variation in a quark,but a free proton has but a second or less in open space before it annihilates,which brings us to another set of ??? why does it take seconds to annihilate but thousands of years to decay?or does it even really decays?it could be the nucleus,something about the nucleus,it keeps the neutron from decaying while it is in the nucleus,maybe it is the gluon since the quarks are the same for both nuclei though the gluon also,which brings us to charge...or..the combination of electric charge,quark and gluon combined,i see some smoke filling the room some are thinking,so research this,what is the lifetime of charge,of quark and of gluon and i believe we can answer the question of What is the lifetime of the proton.