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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

ATLAS sets new limits on exotic types of long-lived particles

The result surpasses previous best mass limits achieved with CERN’s predecessor collider to the LHC

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Physics
29 October, 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

A roadmap for the future

CERN Director-General Fabiola Gianotti and Gian Giudice, Head of CERN's Theory Department, comment on the scientific vision and priorities for the field laid out in the recently updated European Strategy for Particle Physics

Opinion
Physics
02 October, 2020
Physics
Opinion
02 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

Philippe Mermod (1978 – 2020)

Obituary
Physics
26 August, 2020
Physics
Obituary
26 August, 2020

LHCb discovers first “open-charm” tetraquark

The particle, which has been called X(2900), was detected by analysing all the data LHCb has recorded so far from collisions at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider

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Physics
21 August, 2020

NA62 sees first significant evidence of rare process

The result paves the way for searching for signs of physics beyond the Standard Model of particle physics

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Physics
12 August, 2020