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Protons’ antimatter is even more lopsided than we thought

The proton’s antimatter is out of whack. An imbalance between two types of antiparticles that seethe within the proton is even wonkier than previously thought, a new measurement indicates. Protons are built from t­hree quarks — two “up” quarks and one “down” quark. But they also contain a roiling sea of transient quarks and antiquarks […]

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Simply Talking While Infected Can Spread COVID-19 – Even While Wearing Masks

Airflow patterns around two people conversing in typical situations, such as hair salons, medical exam rooms, and long-term care facilities. COVID-19 can spread from asymptomatic but infected people through small aerosol droplets in their exhaled breath. Most studies of the flow of exhaled air have focused on coughing or sneezing, which can send aerosols flying […]

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Getting to Net Zero Carbon Emissions – and Even Net Negative – Is Surprisingly Feasible and Affordable

Regardless of the pathway we take to become carbon neutral by 2050, the actions needed in the next 10 years are the same. Credit: Jenny Nuss/Berkeley Lab New analysis provides detailed blueprint for the U.S. to become carbon neutral by 2050. Reaching zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry by 2050 can […]

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