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Recreating Big Bang matter on Earth

Our fifth story in the LHC Physics at Ten series looks at how the LHC has recreated and greatly advanced our knowledge of the state of matter that is believed to have existed shortly after the Big Bang

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Physics
13 November, 2020
Physics
Feature
13 November, 2020

A transportable antiproton trap to unlock the secrets of antimatter

The BASE collaboration is developing a transportable antiproton trap to make higher-precision measurements of the properties of antimatter

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Physics
03 November, 2020

CMS sees evidence of top quarks in collisions between heavy nuclei

The result opens the path to study in a new and unique way the extreme state of matter that is thought to have existed shortly after the Big Bang

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Physics
09 October, 2020

LHCb sees new form of matter–antimatter asymmetry in strange beauty particles

The LHCb collaboration has observed time-dependent matter–antimatter asymmetry in the decays of strange beauty particles into charged kaons

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Physics
06 October, 2020

NA63 makes crystal-clear study of radiation reaction

The NA63 collaboration has made a high-precision study of the phenomenon of radiation reaction, using particle beams and crystals

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Physics
22 September, 2020

ISOLDE reveals fundamental property of rarest element on Earth

The finding is significant for both fundamental and medical research, as the element is a promising candidate for cancer treatment by targeted alpha therapy

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Physics
30 July, 2020

Breaking new ground in the search for dark matter

Our fourth story in the LHC Physics at Ten series discusses the LHC’s hunt for the hypothetical particle that may make up dark matter

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Physics
07 August, 2020

Chasing particles with tiny electric charges

Researchers have conducted the first search at a hadron collider for elementary particles with electric charges smaller than a tenth of the electron charge

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Physics
14 July, 2020

New spokesperson for the LHCb collaboration

Chris Parkes takes the baton from Giovanni Passaleva

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Experiments
30 June, 2020
Experiments
News
30 June, 2020

NA64 explores gap in searches for axions and axion-like particles

The NA64 collaboration has conducted its first search for axions and axion-like particles, targeting an unexplored area

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Physics
22 June, 2020

Cosmic rays throw up surprises, again

Cosmic-ray data collected by the AMS detector on the International Space Station again challenge conventional theory of cosmic-ray origin and propagation

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Physics
29 May, 2020
Physics
News
29 May, 2020

Neutron stars show their cores

A combination of theoretical calculations and information from astronomical observations indicates that massive neutron stars can contain cores filled with free quarks

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Physics
02 June, 2020
Physics
News
02 June, 2020