Latest Antimatter Stories

2011-08-16 10:55:00

A new Chinese experiment could help explain why matter predominates over antimatter in the universe.

2011-08-08 05:00:00

For the first time, researchers have confirmed the existence of antimatter in the Earth's magnetosphere.

2011-07-15 06:05:00

A University of Warwick physicist has produced a galaxy sized solution which explains one of the outstanding puzzles of particle physics, while leaving the door open to the related conundrum of why different amounts of matter and antimatter seem to have survived the birth of our Universe.

2011-06-21 12:38:13

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM), together with their colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg and the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, have observed spin quantum-jumps with a single trapped proton for the first time.

2011-06-17 08:47:40

An international research team led by Japan and that includes the University of Colorado Boulder may have taken a significant step in discovering why matter trumped antimatter at the time of Big Bang, helping to create virtually all of the galaxies and stars in the universe.

2011-06-06 06:05:00

In a study published in the journal Nature Physics, researchers report trapping some 300 antihydrogen atoms for a record 16 minutes, a stunning technical feat that promises deeper insights into the mysteries of antimatter.

2011-05-26 11:45:00

Electrons have been found to be almost, but not quite, perfectly round.

2011-05-23 02:05:00

AMSTERDAM, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four days after the Endeavour launch the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) has been successfully installed on the International Space Station (ISS). The 6700 kg Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) is a state-of-the-art particle physics detector designed to operate as an external module on the International Space Station.

2011-04-28 08:45:00

The antimatter equivalent of helium nuclei has been produced by an international team of physicists working with the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York.

2011-04-25 13:50:45

Physicists at Rice University and their collaborators have detected the antimatter partner of the helium nucleus, antihelium-4.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.