It's Official, Antimatter Falls Down in Gravity, Not Up

Since the discovery of antimatter decades ago, particle physicists have wondered if these particles were repulsed by gravity. Einstein predicted…

2 days ago

Anti-Helium Generated in the Large Hadron Collider can Help in the Search for Dark Matter

Researchers from CERN's ALICE Collaboration have come up with a new way to search for Dark Matter: look for anti-helium-3…

9 months ago

A Pulsar is Blasting out Jets of Matter and Antimatter

Why is there so much antimatter in the Universe? Ordinary matter is far more plentiful than antimatter, but scientists keep…

2 years ago

Halo Around a Pulsar could Explain Why We See Antimatter Coming from Space

Astronomers have been watching a nearby pulsar with a strange halo around it. That pulsar might answer a question that's…

4 years ago

Antimatter Behaves Exactly the Same as Regular Matter in Double Slit Experiments

An experiment recently conducted by the QUPLAS collaboration confirmed the dual, particle-wave nature of antimatter.

4 years ago

Every Time Lightning Strikes, Matter-Antimatter Annihilation Happens too

A new study from a team of Japanese researchers has shown that matter-antimatter annihilations happen as a result of lightning…

6 years ago

Spectrum of Antimatter Observed for First Time

A new study by CERN researchers has led to the first spectral information of antimatter ever, giving further confirmation to…

7 years ago

Are There Antimatter Galaxies?

One of the big mysteries in astronomy is what happened to all the antimatter? Is it possible that it’s actually…

7 years ago

What if a Black Hole Met an Antimatter Black Hole?

Would shooting a black hole into an antimatter black hole destroy them both? (more…)

8 years ago

Is There a Mirror Universe?

Could there be a mirror universe, where everything is backwards - and everybody has goatees? How badly do you need…

8 years ago