Is There a Fifth Fundamental Force? + Quantum Eraser Answer | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

Has a fifth fundamental force been discovered and how will this effect our understanding of the universe?

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Quantum Eraser Challenge

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New Fundamental Particle Discovered

A laboratory in Hungary has has witnessed a startlingly strange reaction between Beryllium-8 atoms. It seems to point to the existence of a fundamental force beyond the four we already know. And this new force may have something to do with dark matter.

Nature Article on Radioactive Decay Anomaly

The associated Feng et al. 2016 paper:

Krasznahorkay et al. 2015 first report the anomaly

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