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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

News
Physics
21 August, 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

News
Physics
01 July, 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

CERN pays tribute to Murray Gell-Mann

The Nobel laureate, who coined the name “quarks”, passed away on 24 May

Obituary
At CERN
27 May, 2019
At CERN
Obituary
27 May, 2019

The hunt for leptoquarks is on

Recent results from CMS explore third-generation leptoquarks: hypothetical particles that combine the properties of leptons and quarks

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Physics
19 September, 2018
Physics
News
19 September, 2018

Long-sought decay of Higgs boson observed

Six years after its discovery, the Higgs boson has at last been observed decaying to fundamental particles known as bottom quarks.

Press release
Physics
28 August, 2018
Physics
Press release
28 August, 2018

Hunting for dark quarks

A search for dark quarks conducted by the CMS collaboration inches closer to the parent particles from which they may originate

News
Physics
31 August, 2018
Physics
News
31 August, 2018

Proton animation

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Physics
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Neutron stars cast light on quark matter

The first observation of a neutron-star merger by the LIGO and Virgo collaborations has allowed researchers to improve the theory of quark matter

News
Physics
07 June, 2018