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LHCb Poster - Where Has all the Antimatter Gone? / Ou est passée l’ antimatière?



Bolek Pietrzyk


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To raise awareness of why studying b quarks may help the LHCb experiment answer some fundamental questions about antimatter and our universe


This color poster is written in both French and English.
The poster poses the baffling question why, if matter and antimatter were created in equal parts during the big bang, do we find ourselves living in a universe made only of matter? The poster also includes a brief description of what happens when matter comes into contact with antimatter and quickly explains why studying the "b" or "Beauty" quark may help the LHCb Experiment on the Large Hadron Collider understand why nature prefers matter over antimatter.
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Post date: Wed, Nov 10, 2010 — 21:15
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 12:14

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