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The muon’s magnetic moment fits just fine – EurekAlert

A new estimation of the strength of the magnetic field around the muon–a sub-atomic particle similar to, but heavier than, an electron–closes the gap between…

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IMAGE: Artist’s conception of the mystery of the magnetic moment of the muon–a sub-atomic particle similar to, but heavier than, an electron (represented by the Greek letter mu). A new estimate…
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Credit: Dani Zemba, Penn State
A new estimation of the strength of the magnetic field around the muon–a sub-atomic particle similar to, but heavier than, an electron–closes the gap between theory and experimental measurements, bringing it in line with the standard model that has guided particle…

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