Photo: Strange Particle Created; May Rewrite How Matter's Made



A particle detector as big as a three-story house records the "debris" emerging from high-energy proton-antiproton collisions in the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Data from such detectors revealed an unexpected new subatomic particle that may break all known rules governing how matter is created, scientists said in March 2009.

Image courtesy Fermilab


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