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ALPHA Experiment at Cern

Mapping out the properties of antimatter

Why does anything exist? That is really the fundamental question we try to answer through high-precision studies of antimatter. All matter that builds up the universe we see should really have been annihilated through contact with it mirror image – antimatter. Clearly, this has not happened, which is one of the great still unsolved mysteries of Physics.

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SU researcher receives funding for new artificial photosynthsis project

Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism as the result of a chemical reaction during which energy is converted to light energy. This is a natural phenomenon and it is most common in deep sea living creatures.

a cylindrical bundle of wires where the space between them can vary

New VR research environment grant will focus on axions

The new VR research environment AxionDM: Detecting Axion Dark Matter In The Sky And In The Lab is a multidisciplinary collaboration between cosmologists and particle, condensed matter and theoretical physicists in order to explore new techniques for searching for dark matter axions.