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Canadian Members of ALPHA win NSERC John C. Polanyi Award

Members of the ALPHA Collaboration from Canada were recently awarded the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award for their contributions to ALPHA's sucesses in trapping and measuring antihydrogen atoms.

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04 Feb 2014

ALPHA probes Antimatter Gravity

Physicists have long wondered if the gravitational interaction between antimatter and matter might be different than that between matter and itself. Do atoms made of antimatter, like antihydrogen, fall at a different rate to those made of matter, or might they even fall up – antigravity?

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30 Apr 2013

ALPHA 2 arrives at CERN

ALPHA 2 Updates

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17 Nov 2012
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17 Nov 2012

Another ALPHA Video from CERN People

Watch the new video from CERN People!

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28 Aug 2012

First Antiprotons caught in ALPHA 2

The first antiprotons were caught last night in the new ALPHA2 catching trap, the first component of the next generation of the ALPHA experiment to be installed.

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12 Jun 2012

A new result from ALPHA - The first measurements of the Antihydrogen Spectrum

Once you've trapped antihydrogen what do you do? You measure it!
We report the first resonant quantum transitions in antihydrogen atoms.

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07 Mar 2012

New ALPHA Octupole being wound at BNL

Our new octupole is being made at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Look at the video that they've sent us of the work in progress!

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06 Mar 2012

CERN People

ALPHA is featured in a new documentary following life at CERN.

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22 Feb 2012
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22 Feb 2012

Carlsberg supports ALPHA

The Carlsberg Foundation of Denmark has awarded a large research grant to ALPHA Spokesperson Professor Jeffrey Hangst of the Aarhus University.

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16 Dec 2011
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16 Dec 2011

APS Prize awarded to ALPHA Members

The American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics awarded its John Dawson award for excellence in plasma physics research to several ALPHA members.

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01 Dec 2011