|A candidate event in the search for the Higgs boson, showing two electrons and two muons (Image: CMS/CERN)|
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ACE brings together an international team of physicists, biologists and medics to study the biological effects of antiprotons
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AEGIS uses a beam of antiprotons from the Antiproton Decelerator to measure the value of Earth’s gravitational acceleration
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ALICE detects quark-gluon plasma, a state of matter thought to have formed just after the big bang
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ALPHA makes, captures and studies atoms of antihydrogen and compares them with hydrogen atoms
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The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer looks for dark matter, antimatter and missing matter from a module on the International Space Station
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The ASACUSA experiment compares matter and antimatter using atoms of antiprotonic helium
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From a cavern 100 metres below a small Swiss village, the 7000-tonne ATLAS detector is probing for fundamental particles
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ATRAP compares hydrogen atoms with their antimatter equivalents – antihydrogen atoms
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Hypothetical particles called axions could explain differences between matter and antimatter – and we may find them at the centre of the Sun
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Could there be a link between galactic cosmic rays and cloud formation? An experiment at CERN is using the cleanest box in the world to find out
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The CMS detector uses a huge solenoid magnet to bend the paths of particles from collisions in the LHC
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COMPASS investigates how quarks and gluons interact to give the particles we observe
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A collaboration of CERN physicists are studying the decay of unstable “pionium atoms” to gain insight into the strong force
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ISOLDE is like a small alchemical factory, changing one element into another for experiments into topics from biology to astrophysics
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The LHCb experiment will shed light on why we live in a universe that appears to be composed almost entirely of matter, but no antimatter
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The LHCf experiment uses particles thrown forward by LHC collisions to simulate cosmic rays
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The MoEDAL experiment is looking for a hypothetical particle with magnetic charge: the magnetic monopole
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The SPS Heavy Ion and Neutrino Experiment (NA61/SHINE) studies the properties of hadrons in collisions of beam particles with fixed targets
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Rare kaon decays can give insights into how top quarks decay – and help to check the consistency of the Standard Model
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The neutron time-of-flight facility (nTOF) studies neutron-nucleus interactions for neutron energies ranging from a few meV to several GeV
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The OSQAR experiment looks for particles that could be a component of dark matter and explain why our universe is made of matter instead of antimatter
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Experiments in the Past
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The ALEPH detector on the Large Electron-Positron collider searched for the physics of the Standard Model and beyond
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The DELPHI detector was equipped with 20 subdetectors and advanced tracking systems to detect short-lived particles
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The L3 detector – one of four large detectors on the Large Electron-Positron collider – helped to measure important properties of the Z boson
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The OPAL detector on the Large Electron-Positron collider delivered key measurements of Z and W bosons in its 11-year lifetime