Walkabout the Galaxy
asteroids; W boson
Astrophysics and Astronomy | Physics
Tiny fragments of the dinosaur-killing asteroid may have been found, preserved in amber, and new analysis of old data reveals a tiny, but potentially profound error in the mass of one of the fundamental particles, the W boson. It's not all small, as we also take a look at the largest comet nucleus and the most powerful laser.
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Length of Episode
Colwell, Joshua; Dove, Adrienne; and Sargeant, Hannah, "The Cosmic Significance of Tiny Things" (2022). Walkabout the Galaxy Podcast. 202.