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From generation to generation

A new measurement from the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider impinges on a puzzle that has been troubling physicists for decades — namely the breaking of the symmetry between matter and antimatter.

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Figure 1: Experimental constraints on the unitarity triangle.

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Kowalewski, R. From generation to generation. Nature Phys 11, 705–706 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys3464

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