Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Philosophy Wire: Protons, bricks, new bricks…

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Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2013-01-29]: A puzzle at the heart of the atom refuses to go away. The most precise measurement yet of the proton's radius confirms that it sometimes seems smaller than the laws of physics demand – an issue that has been hotly debated for two years. [source: 1, 2] A carefully founded building collapses when you remove even one brick. In this case of course the solution is known: we just invent new bricks to fill in the gap…

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