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    • Oliver Thewalt

      First Stars and Reinonization Era

      "Noone has ever been able to define the difference between interference and diffraction satisfactorily. It is just a question of usage, and there is no specific, important physical difference between them." ~Richard Feynman  In physics and chemistry, the Lyman seri...

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      • Oliver Thewalt

        Proton-size puzzle deepens

        Proton-size puzzle deepens   Measurement in ordinary hydrogen agrees with a surprising 2010 result on the element's exotic cousin — but gives a smaller value than virtually every other experiment.   The proton might truly be smaller than was thought. Experi...

        Tags: Proton-size, muonic hydrogen, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Rydberg constant, higher-energy excitation, electron–proton scattering, lower-energy excitation states, Committee on Data for Science and Technology, proton radius