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Protons Pair Up With Neutrons


May 29, 2008

engineering graphic Research performed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has found that protons are about 20 times more likely to pair up with neutrons, than with other protons in the nucleus. The result will be published online by the journal Science, at the Science Express Web site. Full Story

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