LHCb

The LHCb experiment is on the LHC ring and specialises in investigating the slight differences between matter and antimatter by studying a type of particle called the “beauty quark” or “b quark”.

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Long-lived exotic particle discovered

Discovery of a new exotic hadron containing two charm quarks and an up and a down antiquark

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Physics
29 July, 2021
Physics
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29 July, 2021

2021 LHCb prize winners

LHCb has awarded its annual prizes for best PhD thesis and for outstanding contributions made by early-career scientists

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Experiments
02 July, 2021
Experiments
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02 July, 2021

LHCb measures tiny mass difference between particles

The result is a milestone in the study of how a particle known as a D0 meson changes from matter into antimatter and back

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Physics
08 June, 2021

LHCb

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Experiments

A SciFi moment for the LHCb experiment

The first pieces of LHCb’s new scintillating-fibre particle-tracking detector, or SciFi, have just journeyed 100 metres down to be installed in the experiment’s underground cavern

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Experiments
06 May, 2021
Experiments
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06 May, 2021

Crystal Clear, 30 years on

The Crystal Clear collaboration is celebrating its 30th anniversary this April – an opportunity to retrace an unusual journey

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Experiments
28 April, 2021
Experiments
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28 April, 2021

Intriguing new result from the LHCb experiment at CERN

The LHCb results strengthen hints of a violation of lepton flavour universality

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Physics
23 March, 2021

59 new hadrons and counting

Over the past 10 years, the LHC has found more than 50 new particles called hadrons

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Physics
03 March, 2021
Physics
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03 March, 2021

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

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

New spokesperson for the LHCb collaboration

Chris Parkes takes the baton from Giovanni Passaleva

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Experiments
30 June, 2020
Experiments
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30 June, 2020

LHCb discovers a new type of tetraquark at CERN

The LHCb collaboration has observed an exotic particle made up of four charm quarks for the first time

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Physics
01 July, 2020