Episode 12: A Quantum (Physics) Leap

[Editor’s Note: We noticed some technical issues with the audio – bear with us as we fix some things and Tara’s interview will be back shortly!] On today’s episode, particle physicist Tara Shears, a professor from the University of Liverpool, chats with us about the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, anti-matter, and the mysteries of […]

Did you hear? Pentaquarks!

If you weren’t too busy waiting for photos of Pluto, you might have heard some news coming out of CERN, Geneva, this week. LHCb, an experiment based at the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator there, announced that it had found evidence for a completely new type of particle – a pentaquark. That might sound slightly […]