CERN scientists dig deeper into universe’s secrets — Analysis
Large Hadron Collider physicists discovered three new types of “exotic” particles
Researchers have found three new “”“Exotic kinds of particles” in a step closer to unraveling how the universe works, the European nuclear research center CERN said on Tuesday.
The Large Hadron Collider, a particle accelerator that detects elementary particles such as quarks and forms matter, has provided evidence for three new combinations. Quarks are usually found in pairs of twos or threes, and form particles like protons and neutrons.
Quarks can form groups of up to five in rare instances, but this is called the “rare” phenomenon. “tetraquarks”And “pentaquarks.”This experiment demonstrates a brand new type of “pentaquark”The first pair ever of “tetraquarks” were detected. The most recent development supports the Standard Model theory, which currently offers the best explanation of how the universe works at a microscopic scale.
“We’re witnessing a period of discovery similar to the 1950s, when a ‘particle zoo’ of hadrons started being discovered and ultimately led to the quark model of conventional hadrons in the 1960s. We’re creating ‘particle zoo 2.0,’ said Niels Tuning, physics coordinator working on the Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment. Any subatomic particle made up of quarks is called a Hadron.
“Finding new kinds of tetraquarks and pentaquarks and measuring their properties will help theorists develop a unified model of exotic hadrons,”Chris Parkes, spokesperson for LHCb said that it is difficult to know the precise nature of this substance.
The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator that has a 27km ring of magnets. Two high-energy beams of particle energy are accelerated almost at the speed light travels before colliding. It was launched for the first time in 2008. In 2012, the discovery of the mysterious Higgs boson shocked the scientific world. This breakthrough allowed scientists to validate years of research and verify the validity of the Standard Model. Other particles can also gain mass through the Higgs boson’s field.
According to physicists, they have evidence from Europe’s Large Hadron Collider that three new combinations of quarks were discovered. This is just as the largest particle-smasher in the world begins a new set of high-energy research.
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