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A team of physicists is now claiming the first direct observation of the long-sought Breit-Wheeler process, in which two particles of light, or photons, crash into one another and produce an electron and its antimatter counterpart, a positron.Colliding photons were spotted making matter. But are the photons ‘real’?|Emily Conover|August 9, 2021|Science News
From this spinning stellar husk, a “wind” of electrons and their antimatter partners blows outwards at a respectable percentage of the speed of light.The Crab Nebula’s electron launcher is so powerful, it almost shouldn’t exist|Monroe Hammond|July 9, 2021|Popular-Science
To get closer to the answer, we have studied a process where matter transforms into antimatter and vice versa.CERN: How We’re Probing the Universe’s Origins Using Record Precision Measurements|Martha Hilton|June 24, 2021|Singularity Hub
For instance, electrons have antimatter twins called positrons.
Then they compared that with the reconstructed digital images of the transparencies, creating a new, antimatter picture they called a “compensation image.”How These Rothkos Were Restored Without Touching the Canvas|Adam Rogers|May 30, 2021|The Daily Beast
Instead, dark matter is its own antimatter, so any pair of particles that meet will destroy each other.Still No Dark Matter from Space Station Experiment|Matthew R. Francis|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The distribution was unequal of course; antimatter could not exist in contact with ordinary matter.
On the average, one atom out of every ten million in the universe was an atom of antimatter.