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Particle imbalance may upset the apple cart

Report hints at the existence of a new and massive elementary particle

1:35pm, August 26, 2009

In a weak moment, researchers have found an unexpected asymmetry in particle production that could hint at exotic physics. The tentative evidence, announced August 21, could be the fingerprint of a massive elementary particle that would help unify three of the four known forces in nature.

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