More Good News for Science!

November 17, 2014 9:09 PM

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By now we have all heard about the magnificent landing of Philae on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, but this is not the only good news story we should be mindful of. There are many more of these little gems sprinkled over the last few years that you may never have heard of.

The lowly electron is the workhorse of our civilization. In 2014, German scientists made the most precise measurement of its mass, which now stands at 0.000548579909067 AMU. This is 13 times more precise than previous measurements. Why is this important? Because in the quantum world, new physics is ...

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