|The Proton Refuses To Decay, But Physicists’Funds Are Fading Fast|
The detector and the scientists who tend its humming pumps are waiting for bigger game. They look for special flashes of light that would answer one of the most fundamental questions in physics and bring them fame, glory, and probably the Nobel Prize. They are waiting for a proton to fall apart.
Today, however, the proton is likely to outlast their expensive project. Seven years after it was switched on in a...
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