Scientists succeed in trapping atoms of anti-matter for the first time


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For the first time scientists succeed in trapping atoms of anti-matter. Key quote:

The team know the trap worked because they made about 10 million antihydrogen atoms which promptly obliterated themselves. Then they turned off their new trap and saw 38 more obliterations — meaning those 38 antihydrogens stuck in the trap.

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  • Cheap effective techniques to produce and store antimatter will have a lot of interesting applications.. from medical to space travel.

  • Kelly Starks

    The airforce back in the ’80’s was studying antimater for launch vehicles. They figured it would alow some really agressive manuvers, and save a lot of money.

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