Deep below the mountain of Gran Sasso in central Italy, under nearly a mile of solid rock, the CUORE (Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events, and Italian for “heart”) experiment is underway to help us understand one of astrophysics’s great unanswered questions: why is the universe that surrounds us full of matter, when predictions suggest it should be equally split between matter and antimatter?
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