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A new class of pentaquarks has been discovered

A new class of pentaquarks has been discovered

Until now, we used to thought that a pentaquark was made up of five quarks by sticking together. But now, a new study has...
This computer drawing shows the FASER instrument in a tunnel at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland. The detector will be precisely aligned with the collision axis in the ATLAS instrument 480 meters away. FASER will track and measure the decay of particles produced.FASER/CERN

FASER detector at the LHC to explore clues about hidden matter in the universe

On March 5, the research board at the CERN has approved a new experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, to search for...
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...