strong force

The Strong force holds the nucleus of the atom together against the forces of repulsion of the protons. It is not an inverse square force like the electromagnetic force and it has a very short range. It is the strongest of the four fundamental forces.

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A crunching multiverse to solve two physics puzzles at once

A duo of theorists proposes a new theory to explain both the surprisingly small mass of the Higgs boson and the puzzling symmetry properties of the strong force

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Physics
13 January, 2022

ALICE takes the next step in understanding the interaction between hadrons

The ALICE collaboration has for the first time observed the residual strong interaction between protons and phi mesons

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Physics
17 November, 2021

COMPASS pinpoints polarisability of pions

A new result brings precision to a key measurement of strong-interaction physics

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Experiments
10 February, 2015
Experiments
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10 February, 2015

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