Muon

1936

Muon

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Carl David Anderson, Seth Neddermeyer particle physics

Muon

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Muon fusion

Muon power

When muons replace an electrons in hydrogen, because of the increased mass of the muons, the atoms contract, which lets them get 196 times closer together, increasing the probability of nuclear fusion.

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