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CERN Claims it Discovered Pentaquarks, Elusive Since 1964

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research has discovered a new class of particles known as pentaquarks, which could pave the way to understand the matter that all humans or animals are made of. LHCb spokesperson Guy Wilkinson said it represents a way to aggregate quarks, namely the fundamental constituents of ordinary protons and neutrons, in a pattern that has ...

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Beams Come Knocking at CERN LHC Door, Why?

Last weekend, proton beams came knocking on the Large Hadron Collider’s (LHC) door of CERN institute, from the Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) and into the two LHC injection lines, and the proton beams were stopped just short of entering the accelerator. Although the actual physics run will not start until 2015, the LHC Operations team used these tests to check ...

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