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ALPHA Stores Antimatter Atoms for Over a Quarter of an Hour--and Still Counting

June 5, 2011

an antihydrogen atom 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. Full Story

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