Jeffrey Hangst

May. 03, 2013

Scientists Try to Take Antimatter's Measurements

How can you measure the mass of a particle of antimatter? Might it fall up?

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Jun. 10, 2011

Researchers Trap Antimatter For Record 16 Minutes

Scientists have trapped simple antimatter atoms long enough to start learning how they work.

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Nov. 19, 2010

Antimatter Trapped

Researchers at CERN report that they've generated atoms of anti-hydrogen and held them trapped within a magnetic field.

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