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2012-01-26 13:01:48

Does antimatter behave differently in gravity than matter?

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2010-05-02 08:33:57

Researchers isolate collection of “pure” or spin polarized positronium atoms for the first time.

2005-10-31 13:15:00

What happens when two atoms, each made up of an electron and its antimatter counterpart, called the positron, collide with each other? UC Riverside physicists are able to see for the first time in the laboratory that these atoms, which are called positronium atoms and are unstable by nature, become even more unstable after the collision. The positronium atoms are seen to destroy one another, turning into gamma radiation, a powerful type of electromagnetic radiation.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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