Science!! Fucking magnets, how do they work?

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I know im a cretin but it seems kind of silly to have a huge research lab running for a decade or whatever to confirm that shit wobbles. I wish the video talked more about how now they reduced the uncertainty around muons they were going to pursue new physics.
This is something that's been going on for the last couple of pages of this thread. It's not silly. Discovering new particles/forces is a really huge deal. discovering the electron wasn't very big at the time, but I'd say that's worked out pretty well. Potentially having to revamp the Standard Model is no small thing in the physics world.
 

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This is something that's been going on for the last couple of pages of this thread. It's not silly. Discovering new particles/forces is a really huge deal. discovering the electron wasn't very big at the time, but I'd say that's worked out pretty well. Potentially having to revamp the Standard Model is no small thing in the physics world.
Yeah, this thread is why I looked it up and was disappointed this conversation and your reply here doesn't seem to match what happened.
 

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Yeah, this thread is why I looked it up and was disappointed this conversation and your reply here doesn't seem to match what happened.
The difference in predicted and actual spin of the muon g-2 is enough that they'll be doing another round of testing with better instrumentation and likely other labs will be looking at this as well. Or is your issue that we likely won't know all properties of this particle/force aside from it's impact on the spin on the muon g-2?
 

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impressive to see that we did not invent anything. Stator and rotor, etc. really cool
Yeah. Nature did it all first. This got me thinking that it is possible that we will never invent anything that nature hasnt/cant as we are part of the natural system and cant construct anything outside of it. Which begs the question, is there anything that nature hasnt invented yet or is this as far as it goes for us?
 
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Yeah. Nature did it all first. This got me thinking that it is possible that we will never invent anything that nature hasnt/cant as we are part of the natural system and cant construct anything outside of it. Which begs the question, is there anything that nature hasnt invented yet or is this as far as it goes for us?
bruce jenner what GIF
 

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Yeah. Nature did it all first. This got me thinking that it is possible that we will never invent anything that nature hasnt/cant as we are part of the natural system and cant construct anything outside of it. Which begs the question, is there anything that nature hasnt invented yet or is this as far as it goes for us?
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Not magnets.


Thirty-five years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine exploded in the world’s worst nuclear accident, fission reactions are smoldering again in uranium fuel masses buried deep inside a mangled reactor hall. “It’s like the embers in a barbecue pit,” says Neil Hyatt, a nuclear materials chemist at the University of Sheffield. Now, Ukrainian scientists are scrambling to determine whether the reactions will wink out on their own—or require extraordinary interventions to avert another accident.
 

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Not magnets.


Thirty-five years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine exploded in the world’s worst nuclear accident, fission reactions are smoldering again in uranium fuel masses buried deep inside a mangled reactor hall. “It’s like the embers in a barbecue pit,” says Neil Hyatt, a nuclear materials chemist at the University of Sheffield. Now, Ukrainian scientists are scrambling to determine whether the reactions will wink out on their own—or require extraordinary interventions to avert another accident.
170 tons of fissionible material. Christ.
 
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Fucking Russians. It's actually not that far out there to make a case that if not for the collosal fuckup of Chernobyl, global warming wouldn't even be an issue today.
 
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