November 7, 2012

How Death of One Particle Could End Universe

Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9

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No one has observed any evidence for proton decay. That might be disappointing professionally for physicists, but it's good news for the universe. If it turns out to be possible, proton decay could be the beginning of the end of everything. Here's why.

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