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Quarks in the looking glass


February 5, 2014

spectrometers with their shield house doors open A recent experiment carried out at the Department of Energy's Jefferson Lab has determined how much of the mirror-symmetry breaking in the electron-quark interaction originates from quarks' spin preference in the weak interaction five times more precisely than a previous measurement. The result has also set new limits, in a way complementary to high-energy colliders such as the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Full Story

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DOE/Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

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