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The best explanation, physicists say, is that the muon is being influenced by forms of matter and energy that are not yet known to science, but which may nevertheless affect the nature and evolution of the universe.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through April 10)|Singularity Hub Staff|April 10, 2021|Singularity Hub
Fermilab already has four times more data than was used in this recent result, currently being analyzed, CERN has started taking more data and a new generation of muon experiments is being built.Scientists Found Hints of New Particles or Forces of Nature, and It Could Change Physics|Themis Bowcock|April 9, 2021|Singularity Hub
For years, both electrons and muons were thought to have g-factors of exactly 2.‘Last Hope’ Experiment Finds Evidence for Unknown Particles|Natalie Wolchover|April 7, 2021|Quanta Magazine
A mysterious magnetic property of subatomic particles called muons hints that new fundamental particles may be lurking undiscovered.Muon magnetism could hint at a breakdown of physics’ standard model|Emily Conover|April 7, 2021|Science News
A muon scattering experiment in the late 1980s showed that the spins of the proton’s three valence quarks account for no more than 30% of the proton’s total spin.Decades-Long Quest Reveals Details of the Proton’s Inner Antimatter|Natalie Wolchover|February 24, 2021|Quanta Magazine
The behavior of the muon is well understood, but its role as one of the elementary particles is unknown.
The muon is unstable, eventually undergoing a radioactive decay into an electron.
Although the muon does not experience nuclear forces, it can interact weakly with nuclei.
That is, if the muon did not exist, what effect would this have on the structure of matter?