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Even humble bananas emit positrons, the electron’s antimatter counterpart.How particle detectors capture matter’s hidden, beautiful reality|Emily Conover|August 5, 2021|Science News
Where electrons have negative electric charge, positrons have positive charge.Stars made of antimatter could lurk in our galaxy|Maria Temming|May 31, 2021|Science News For Students
The neutron and positron were both found in laboratories that are small in comparison with today’s, and each discovery was attributed to a single physicist, relatively soon after the particles had been proposed.How matter’s hidden complexity unleashed the power of nuclear physics|Emily Conover|April 8, 2021|Science News
In the 1930s, antimatter was such a leap that Dirac’s hesitation to propose the positron was understandable.How matter’s hidden complexity unleashed the power of nuclear physics|Emily Conover|April 8, 2021|Science News
Physicists also resisted the positron, until it became difficult to ignore.How matter’s hidden complexity unleashed the power of nuclear physics|Emily Conover|April 8, 2021|Science News
The uncertainty in the positron counts are huge at the high energy end of the AMS-02 results.Still No Dark Matter from Space Station Experiment|Matthew R. Francis|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, the data seem to show positron counts leveling off at high energy, but things are still pretty messy.Still No Dark Matter from Space Station Experiment|Matthew R. Francis|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the gamma rays enter the sleeve, they interact with that photon gas, annihilating into electron-positron pairs.We Can Create Matter from Light?!|Matthew R. Francis|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another highly regarded method was PET, or positron emission tomography.Illustrating the Brain|Casey Schwartz|December 10, 2009|DAILY BEAST
These units are the positron, the negatron, and the neutron.Cube Root of Conquest|Roger Phillips Graham
The design of the electron brain had completely ignored the polarity of the positron.
As I am the only scholar in my field—the polarity of the positron—I have never been asked for information.
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The antiparticle for an electron; it has the same mass as an electron, but carries a positive charge.