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Probing dark matter using antimatter

November 14, 2019

The BASE collaboration reports the first laboratory search for an interaction between antimatter and a candidate particle for…
Can neutrinos help explain what’s the matter with antimatter?

September 24, 2019

In physics, antimatter is simply the “opposite” of matter. Antimatter particles have the same mass as their counterparts…
Antimatter Behaves Exactly the Same as Regular Matter in Double Slit Experiments

May 15, 2019

In 1924, French physicist Louis de Broglie proposed that photons – the subatomic particle that constitutes light –…
Experiment will unlock the matter-antimatter mystery in the first moments of the universe

October 3, 2018

The Hyper-Kamiokande experiment will help explain why everything in our universe exists, why it’s made of matter and…
ALPHA experiment makes most precise measurement of antimatter ever made

April 27, 2018

CERN’s ALPHA collaboration, which involves physicists from the University of Liverpool, has reported the most precise measurement of antimatter…
Underground neutrino experiment sets the stage for deep discovery about matter

March 26, 2018

If equal amounts of matter and antimatter had formed in the Big Bang more than 13 billion years…
Puzzling new supernova may be from star producing antimatter

November 10, 2017

An exploding star that continued to shine for nearly two years — unlike most supernovae, which fade after…
Neutrinos could be the key to unlocking the mysteries of the universe

August 7, 2017

Lancaster physicists working on a major international experiment are a step closer to understanding conditions after the ‘Big…
New Measurements Suggest ‘Antineutrino Anomaly’ Fueled by Modeling Error

April 5, 2017

Analysis indicates missing particles problem may stem from uranium isotope Results from a new scientific study may shed…
Physicists shine light on antimatter

December 22, 2016

Scientists from the University of Liverpool as part of CERN’s ALPHA collaboration have made the first spectroscopic measurement…
Most Precise Measurement of Reactor Antineutrino Spectrum Reveals Intriguing Surprise

February 15, 2016

Daya Bay detects discrepancies with theoretical predictions, provides important reference data for future reactor neutrino experiments Members of…
ALPHA experiment shows antihydrogen charge is neutral

January 22, 2016

In a paper published in the journal Nature (link is external), researchers at CERN’s ALPHA experiment have shown…
After repeated pounding, antihydrogen reveals its charge: zero

January 21, 2016

An eight-hour experiment using the ALPHA trap at CERN confirmed with 20 times greater precision than before that…
Physicists awarded £8.3M to study building blocks of the Universe

December 14, 2015

University of Liverpool physicists have been awarded £8.3million by the Science and Technology Funding Council (STFC) to study the building…
Supercomputing the Strange Difference Between Matter and Antimatter

November 23, 2015

An international team of physicists including theorists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has…
Physicists Measure Force that Makes Antimatter Stick Together

November 5, 2015

First ever measurement of antiproton interactions that make possible the existence of antimatter nuclei Peering at the debris…
Antihydrogen at CERN: 20 years and going strong

September 26, 2015

Twenty years ago a team of scientists at CERN led by Walter Oelert succeeded in producing the first…
Best Precision Yet for Neutrino Measurements at Daya Bay

September 13, 2015

By tracking the transformation of neutrinos, scientists hope to answer fundamental physics questions. In the Daya Bay region…
Scientists: Matter and their antimatter counterparts are similar

September 10, 2015

If there’s one thing in science that is constantly dividing scientists, it is the truth behind antimatters’ existence…
Antimatter Catches a Wave at SLAC

September 1, 2015

A study led by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the…
Antimatter catches a wave: Accelerating positrons with plasma is a step toward smaller particle colliders

August 27, 2015

A study led by researchers from UCLA and the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has…
Record measurements of matter and antimatter

August 19, 2015

The existence of our world is anything but self-evident. The Big Bang created matter and antimatter in equal…
ALICE precisely compares light nuclei and antinuclei

August 18, 2015

The ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has made a precise measurement of the difference…
Discovery of a new class of particles at the LHC

July 14, 2015

The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has reported the discovery of a class of particles known…
Left-handed cosmic magnetic field could explain missing antimatter

May 14, 2015

The discovery of a ‘left-handed’ magnetic field that pervades the universe could help explain a long standing mystery…
Scientists Create Exotic Plasma Made up of Equal Parts Matter and Antimatter

May 13, 2015

Joining the efforts of scientists around the world trying to understand the age-old mystery of why is there…
Ten things you might not know about antimatter

May 7, 2015

Antimatter is the stuff of science fiction. In the book and film Angels and Demons, Professor Langdon tries…
Antimatter in practice: Protons in the PET scanner

March 2, 2015

Antimatter is becoming increasingly common in medical technology. One technique, called positron emission tomography (PET scan), follows the…
UCLA physicists offer a solution to the puzzle of the origin of matter in the universe

February 26, 2015

Most of the laws of nature treat particles and antiparticles equally, but stars and planets are made of…
Is the Higgs boson a piece of the matter-antimatter puzzle?

December 17, 2014

Several experiments, including the BaBar experiment at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, have helped explain…
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