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Thursday, November 18, 2010


by James Penha

For physicists, a bit of antimatter is a precious gift indeed. . . . Now a research collaboration at CERN, Europe's particle-physics lab near Geneva, Switzerland, has managed, 38 times, to confine single antihydrogen atoms in a magnetic trap for more than 170 milliseconds. The group reported the result in Nature online on 17 November. --NatureNews 17 November 2010

We have just confined an anti-sonnet
actually trapped a bit of quatrain
in trochaic rather than iambic
pentameter: DEATH be NOT proud THOUGH--

James Penha edits The New Verse News.