It was however impossible to obtain a conclusive detection, until now. The new particle could be a tool to unlock a deeper understanding of the fundamental “strong” force that binds quarks together to form protons and neutrons. The LHCb team found evidence of more than 300 of the new particles in data collected from experiment. Physicists at the LHC are now producing more of these particles to precisely measure their lifetimes and learn exactly how often they are created in collisions.
New particle discovered at CERN
This discovery was made using data from last year’s run of the Large Hadron Collider. Researchers could have a new way to investigate the fundamental forces of the universe. Paul Soler, Professor in Experimental Particle Physics at the University of Glasgow, said in a statement: “This is the first time that a baryon has been conclusively observed containing two heavy charm quarks and is a new frontier in understanding the strong force that binds quarks together.” We need to know more because The Standard Model is complete. It does not answer fundamental questions, like what dark matter is and what happened to antimatter after the Big Bang.
The Large Hadron Collider can help conduct relevant experiments and possibly find some answer.