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BASE breaks new ground in matter–antimatter comparisons

The collaboration has made the most precise comparison yet between protons and antiprotons and tested whether or not they behave in the same way under the influence of gravity

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05 January, 2022

CMS homes in on Higgs boson’s lifetime

The collaboration reports a value for the Higgs boson’s lifetime that has a small enough uncertainty to confirm that the particle has a tiny lifetime

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02 December, 2021
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02 December, 2021

Bismuth isotopes also alternate from spheres to rugby balls

The unusual nuclear physics phenomenon, first discovered at CERN’s ISOLDE facility 50 years ago, had until now been seen only in mercury isotopes

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18 November, 2021

ALICE takes the next step in understanding the interaction between hadrons

The ALICE collaboration has for the first time observed the residual strong interaction between protons and phi mesons

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17 November, 2021

A triple treat from CMS

In a first for particle physics, the CMS collaboration has observed three J/ψ particles emerging from a single collision between two protons

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29 October, 2021
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29 October, 2021

Grabbing magic tin by the tail

The ISOLTRAP experiment at CERN’s ISOLDE facility has weighed the neighbouring indium nuclei of tin-100, shedding new light on this special “doubly magic” nucleus

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23 September, 2021
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23 September, 2021

Two-trap cooling promises antimatter precision

The BASE collaboration has performed the first demonstration of two-trap sympathetic cooling, promising substantial improvements to studies of antiprotons

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25 August, 2021

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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29 July, 2021
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29 July, 2021

ATLAS reports first observation of WWW production

The ATLAS collaboration announces the first observation of WWW production: the simultaneous creation of three massive W bosons in high-energy LHC collisions

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26 July, 2021