Antimatter mystery remains after LHC results are released

04/25/2013 | BBC

Experiments at the Large Hadron Collider aimed at solving the puzzle of why the universe is made of matter instead of antimatter have been inconclusive. Scientists have been observing the decay of particles known as Bs mesons for the first time. "The amount [of decay] that we see is still compatible with the amount inside the Standard Model picture of particle physics, and this amount is just simply too small to explain why we're all here, and why everything is still made of matter -- so the puzzle still continues," said Chris Parkes of the University of Manchester in the U.K.

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