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A phenomenon known as CP asymmetry, which explains our very existence, has been observed in the decays of Bs0 mesonic particles. The finding represents yet another triumph of the standard model of particle physics.

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Nir, Y. Let it B. Nature 499, 290–291 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/499290a

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