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Quanta: the theory fight over muon g-2

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This is a really nicely written piece that explains the differences between the new more harmonious g-2 theoretical prediction and the older less harmonious take. Either way thee is new physics here.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/muon-g-2 ... d21d14a9ea

Compare the articles in the physics.org thread. viewtopic.php?f=74&t=17454
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There's quite some boiling going on.
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turboscrew wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:25 pm There's quite some boiling going on.
I know. It's great!
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notFritzArgelander wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:36 pm This is a really nicely written piece that explains the differences between the new more harmonious g-2 theoretical prediction and the older less harmonious take. Either way thee is new physics here.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/muon-g-2 ... d21d14a9ea

Compare the articles in the physics.org thread. viewtopic.php?f=74&t=17454
That was really clear and understandable. Put it up on FB for other nerds to enjoy .
Any metaphor will tear if stretched over too much reality.

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Thanks very much nFA. I don't have time right now to read it but will certainly do it soon. This subject is popping up in all sorts of media even here in Mexico.
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