ALPHA is #1 Physics Breakthrough of the year

ALPHA News

20 Dec 2010

Picture of the ALPHA Team 2010 celebrating their found

Picture of the ALPHA Team 2010 celebrating their found

Physics World, the international physics magazine produced by the Institute of Physics, has named ALPHA's recent trapping of antihydrogen as part of the #1 physics breakthrough of 2010, jointly with the ASACUSA Collaboration's formation of antihydrogen in a 'cusp' trap. The complete list of ten breakthroughs from 2010 includes measurements of the atmosphere of an exoplanet 130 light-years away, a Bose-Einstein condenstate of photons, a new measurement of the proton size, and the first proton collisions at the LHC.

Read the article and see the full list here.

Physics World