Shared February 26, 2020
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This video is about the Ozma problem of distinguishing the chirality (ie left-handedness or right-handedness) of matter using weak interaction processes like beta decay (for example in uranium), or neutral kaon/k-meson decay. This is wrapped up in the phenomenon of CP violation, by which charge and parity are both violated by certain weak interaction processes - this enables antimatter to be unambiguously distinguished from matter, and left handed chirality from right handed.
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Sean Carroll on CP Symmetry (& why we shouldn’t trot out baryogenesis all the time)
Electroweak CP Violation on Scholarpedia
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Martin Gardner, The New Ambidextrous Universe
Lecture notes on CP Violation and the CKM Matrix, Cambridge (Mark Thomson)
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The Wu Experiment
CP Violation in Symmetry Magazine
Physics Stack Exchange on CP Violation
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