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2020-11-04: Electroweak Theory and the Origin of the Fundamental Forces

  • 01:11: Beta decay is when a neutron turns into a proton by emitting an electron and neutrino.
  • 01:46: Enrico Fermi made the first attempt at a full quantum description of beta decay with his ‘four fermion’ interaction.

2019-06-06: The Alchemy of Neutron Star Collisions

  • 02:47: ... it breaks up into droplets of neutrons many neutrons rapidly undergo beta decay transforming into a proton after ejecting an electron and a neutrino the ...
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