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antimatter

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When Tech Attacks: why antimatter matters

This week, we investigate Terminator-style robots and the latest way to blast ourselves into space: antimatter.

By Sep. 12, 2011

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CERN scientists trap antimatter

Researchers have produced and captured antihydrogen atoms using strong magnetic fields in the Alpha experiment at CERN.

By Nov. 18, 2010

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CERN to seek antimatter in space

The European Organization for Nuclear Research says external module on the International Space Station will look for antimatter and dark matter while measuring cosmic ray composition.

By Aug. 21, 2010

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LHC steps closer to discoveries on antimatter

CERN's Large Hadron Collider pinpoints its first particle, the sought-after beauty quark.

By Apr. 22, 2010

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California artist rebuilds world economy with antimatter

The overlap with the title of the blog I write for CNET, Matter/Antimatter, is completely coincidental.

By Oct. 28, 2009

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Scientists design a collider that turns light into matter

We could see physical matter created out of nothing but light within 12 months if a new particle collider works as posited.

By May. 18, 2014

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'Quantum ATM' aims to make us all rich

Science-meets-art installation looks to put real cash into a quantum superposition so it can proliferate into billions of accounts, fixing the global economy with quantum cash.

By Jun. 8, 2013

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DOE, NASA testing fission reactor for spaceflight

This uranium-based reactor would use nuclear fission energy to power small spacecraft and possibly installations on Mars.

By Nov. 26, 2012

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Astronauts attach cosmic ray detector to space station

A $2 billion cosmic ray detector attached to the International Space Station today already is beaming down a steady stream of data as torrents of high-energy particles from deep space pass through.

By May. 19, 2011