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2011-08-08 05:00:00

For the first time, researchers have confirmed the existence of antimatter in the Earth's magnetosphere.

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2011-07-15 06:05:00

A University of Warwick physicist has produced a galaxy sized solution which explains one of the outstanding puzzles of particle physics, while leaving the door open to the related conundrum of why different amounts of matter and antimatter seem to have survived the birth of our Universe.

2011-06-21 12:38:13

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM), together with their colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg and the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, have observed spin quantum-jumps with a single trapped proton for the first time.

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2011-06-06 06:05:00

In a study published in the journal Nature Physics, researchers report trapping some 300 antihydrogen atoms for a record 16 minutes, a stunning technical feat that promises deeper insights into the mysteries of antimatter.

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2011-04-25 08:39:30

Berkeley Lab nuclear scientists join with their international colleagues in the latest record-breaking discovery at RHIC.

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2011-02-21 07:13:33

Once regarded as the stuff of science fiction, antimatter—the mirror image of the ordinary matter in our observable universe—is now the focus of laboratory studies around the world.

2010-11-29 14:12:24

UBC and TRIUMF physicists have proposed a unified explanation for dark matter and the so-called baryon asymmetry--the apparent imbalance of matter with positive baryon charge and antimatter with negative baryon charge in the Universe.

2010-05-24 15:08:44

UC Riverside physicists involved in the international research; new result brings us closer to understanding the universe and its origins.

2010-01-07 13:38:47

Quantum physicists simulate Dirac equation, 1 of the cornerstones in physics.

2008-01-13 08:08:24

Antimatter, which annihilates matter upon contact, seems to be rare in the universe.


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