November 4, 2010

Evidence Suggests Existence of New Elementary Particle

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Science Daily

The results of a high-profile Fermilab physics experiment appear to confirm strange 20-year-old findings that poke holes in the standard model, suggesting the existence of a new elementary particle: a fourth flavor of neutrino.

The new results go further to describe a violation of a fundamental symmetry of the universe asserting that particles of antimatter behave in the same way as their matter counterparts.

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TAGGED: Particle Physics, Neutrinos

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