Positrons

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…

5 months ago

Why Pulsars Are So Bright

When pulsars were first discovered in 1967, their rhythmic radio-wave pulsations were a mystery. Some thought their radio beams must…

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…

3 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.

3 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…

5 years ago

Positron Signaling For Dark Matter Inconclusive

[/caption] A couple of years ago, the Payload for Antimatter Matter Exploration and Light-nuclei Astrophysics, PAMELA, sent us back some…

11 years ago