articles tagged: antimatter
world of weird things podcast: the wild, weird world of antimatter
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: the wild, weird world of antimatter

Antimatter is technically a paradox that shouldn't exist alongside ordinary matter. So how does it still exist? And what can we do with it?

wowt explains: what is antimatter?
# science

wowt explains: what is antimatter?

Like warp drives, suspended animation, and teleportation, antimatter is a frequent staple of science fiction. But what exactly is it, and could we ever use it to do amazing things?

we may finally know why the universe is made of matter instead of antimatter
# science

we may finally know why the universe is made of matter instead of antimatter

Why space as we know is dominated by matter instead of its oppositely charged twin is a long standing question in physics. Now, experiments at the LHC are providing a glimpse at an answer.

how studying falling antimatter can eventually help us treat cancer
# science

how studying falling antimatter can eventually help us treat cancer

CERN wants to investigate how antimatter falls by creating and dropping anti-hydrogen atoms, adding to our understanding of particle physics and its applications.

why we’d want to make some more antimatter
# space

why we’d want to make some more antimatter

Antimatter will need to be the fuel of the future if we want technology like relativistic spaceships and black hole reactors.

two grams of your finest antimatter please…
# tech

two grams of your finest antimatter please…

A new way of creating positrons hints at a potential shortcut towards antimatter engines. But we're still a long way off from such spacecraft...

to the stars and beyond
# tech

to the stars and beyond

Antimatter-powered spacecraft just got a step closer to reality. But of course, there are some big caveats...