X17 – A new particle? — Sixty Symbols

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Professor Ed Copeland discusses research into the so-called X17 particle.
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Professor Ed Copeland is based at the University of Nottingham…
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/physics/people/ed.copeland

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Corrections from Ed:
"Around 4’40" saying the X17 particle came out with low momentum, I meant low velocity. Later on I said the X particle interacts differently with electrons compared to protons. I meant neutrons and not electrons but I said it right just after that."

Some academic papers relevant to this video…
Observation of Anomalous Internal Pair Creation in Be: A Possible Signature of a Light, Neutral Boson – https://arxiv.org/abs/1504.01527
Protophobic Fifth Force Interpretation of the Observed Anomaly in Be Nuclear Transitions – https://arxiv.org/abs/1604.07411
New evidence supporting the existence of the hypothetic X17 particle – https://arxiv.org/abs/1910.10459v1

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