Tag Archives: antimatter

Anti-protons, Dark Matter and Helium

First post of “Postcards from the Energy Frontier” at the Cosmic Shambles Network. A new measurement at CERN tells us something about the way particles travel through interstellar space. Which in turn may help a satellite on the International Space … Continue reading

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Geneva Monopoly

Just returned from a couple of weeks at CERN. Saw this in Geneva and had to buy it – you can probably tell why.

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First measurement of the Lyman-alpha lines of anti-hydrogen

The ALPHA experiment (no relation) at the CERN antiproton decelerator has just published the first measurement of the Lyman-alpha lines of anti-hydrogen (a positron bound to an antiproton). There is an excellent summary of the measurement here, written by Ana … Continue reading

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Seeing mice: New improvements in particle detectors and medical imaging

At the Guardian.

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