LHC(b) Detector experiment
Fourteen billion years ago, the Universe began with a bang. Crammed within an infinitely small space, energy coalesced to form equal quantities of matter and antimatter.
But as the Universe cooled and expanded, its composition changed.
Just one second after the Big Bang, antimatter had all but disappeared, leaving matter to form everything that we see around us – from the stars and galaxies, to the Earth and all life that it supports.
LHCb (Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment) is an experiment set up to explore what happened after the Big Bang that allowed matter to survive and build the Universe we inhabit today.
For further information go to the LHCb website (link opens in a new window).
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