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A Electron's Roundness measurements at JILA

  1. Oct 27, 2017 #1
    Just came across this report by Science Magazine about research findings at JILA concerning the measurement of the electric dipole moment.

    http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017...ly_2017-10-26&et_rid=288727282&et_cid=1626088

    This may explain the matter and antimatter imbalance, they mention.

    What is the strongest evidence for explaining this imbalance? In a recent Youtube video I made, I mentioned that we still don't have an explanation for this imbalance in the early Universe. Was I wrong?
     
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  3. Oct 27, 2017 #2

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    If they find a non-zero value, it might be a hint where to search further.
    They didn't find that and they didn't even make the world's most precise measurement yet.
    That is correct. There are some hypotheses, but it is unclear which one (if any) is right.
     
  4. Oct 27, 2017 #3
    Thank you for the input.
     
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