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ALPHA Stores Antimatter Atoms for Over a Quarter of an Hour--and Still Counting
June 5, 2011
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory physicists are key members of the international ALPHA Collaboration at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, which has succeeded in storing a total of 309 antihydrogen atoms, some for as long as 1,000 seconds (almost 17 minutes) or even longer--more than enough time to perform meaningful scientific experiments on confined anti-atoms.
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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