It is generally believed that, when the Big Bang occurred about 15 x 109 years ago, matter and anti-matter were produced in equal amounts. Our present universe exists almost completely of matter. Study of the decay of B-mesons (particles that contain a b-quark) is used to investigate the matter-antimatter asymmetry in nature.
The activities of the Nikhef-LHCb group are in:
Moreover, the group is involved in discussions about a future detector upgrade.
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