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A collision event recorded by CMS at the start of the data-taking run of 2018. CMS sifts through such collisions up to 40 million times per second looking for signs of hypothetical particles like leptoquarks (Image: Thomas McCauley/Tai Sakuma/CMS/CERN)

Mysterious Leptoquarks could bind both types of matter

The matter is made of rudimentary particles, and the Standard Model of particle physics expresses that these particles happen in two families: leptons, (for...
Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE)

World’s largest neutrino detector brings scientists closer to understanding the universe

A group of international scientists is a step closer to address the most fundamental question of the universe: Why we are here? The experiment 'Deep...
The LHCb experiment at CERN. (Image: CERN)

CERN scientists say the LHC has confirmed three new particles

The LHCb collaboration has discovered three never before seen particles in high-energy proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). These new particles belong to the...
AWAKE's electron beam line

Scientists successfully accelerated electrons in a plasma wave

For the first ever time, scientists have demonstrated a way to accelerate electrons using protons passing through the plasma. Scientists made this important discovery using a...