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24

Jul

Antimatter mystery clue: How certain particles change flavorsNeutrino oscillations may explain why matter won out in the cosmic struggle of matter and antimatter after the Big Bang.

Antimatter mystery clue: How certain particles change flavors
Neutrino oscillations may explain why matter won out in the cosmic struggle of matter and antimatter after the Big Bang.

09

May

Why scientists are excited about atoms with pear-shaped nuclei
The pear-shaped nucleus could provide a good place to search for antimatter.

Why scientists are excited about atoms with pear-shaped nuclei

The pear-shaped nucleus could provide a good place to search for antimatter.

01

May

Antimatter mystery: Does it fall up or down?
Scientists are about five years away from setting up an experiment that slow down antiparticles enough to track their movements.

Antimatter mystery: Does it fall up or down?

Scientists are about five years away from setting up an experiment that slow down antiparticles enough to track their movements.

24

Apr

Why antimatter loses out to matter
Rare mesons may be influencing particles, but scientists will have to wait until 2015 to fully test their hypotheses.

Why antimatter loses out to matter

Rare mesons may be influencing particles, but scientists will have to wait until 2015 to fully test their hypotheses.

07

Jan


 Coldest antimatter yet is goal of new technique 



The new technique could help researchers probe the mysteries of antimatter, including why it’s so rare compared with matter in the universe.
The new technique could help researchers probe the mysteries of antimatter, including why it’s so rare compared with matter in the universe.

04

Sep

Could a planet-destroying superweapon ever be built?Over a trillion tons of antimatter would be needed to wipe out Earth.

Could a planet-destroying superweapon ever be built?
Over a trillion tons of antimatter would be needed to wipe out Earth.

29

Sep

New CERN experiment seeks to slow down and trap antimatterScientists hope that by gaining an understanding of antimatter they can develop a better understanding of nature and even develop cancer treatments.

New CERN experiment seeks to slow down and trap antimatter
Scientists hope that by gaining an understanding of antimatter they can develop a better understanding of nature and even develop cancer treatments.