The Standard Model of particle physics, which explains most of the known behaviors and interactions of fundamental subatomic particles, has held up remarkably well over several decades. This far-reaching theory does have ...
Aug 27, 2015 in General Physics
Antimatter catches a wave: Accelerating positrons with plasma is a step toward smaller, cheaper particle colliders
A study led by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of California, Los Angeles has demonstrated a new, efficient way to accelerate positrons, the antimatter ...
Aug 26, 2015 in Plasma Physics