Large Hadron Collider discovers five hidden subatomic particles

Large Hadron Collider discovers five hidden subatomic particles

Five new particles have been discovered 'hiding in plain sight' at the Large Hadron Collider. The discovery comes from the collider's LHCb detector, or LHC beauty, which searches for objects such as antimatter. The five new particles are examples of baryons, which means they are made up of three fundamental particles called quarks, and all of them were discovered at once. "The exceptionality of this discovery is that observing five new states all at once is a rather unique event," said CERN's Stefania Pandolfi.

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