• Launch Day is nearly upon us! Head over to this thread and share your thoughts before, during, and after Crew Dragon finally lifts off.

Mysterious 'antihydrogen' particles reveal uncanny quantum effect

rod

Oct 22, 2019
910
256
760
The bubbling, raucous quantum vacuum distorts the shape of every hydrogen atom in the universe, and it distorts antimatter "antihydrogen" too.

Mysterious 'antihydrogen' particles reveal uncanny quantum effect : Read more
"Currently, antimatter appears to be the perfect, antagonistic twin of matter, and one of the great mysteries of physics is why matter came to dominate space as antimatter became a bit player in the universe. Finding some difference between the two could help explain the structure of the modern universe."

Looks like the baryon asymmetry conflict with anti-matter in the Big Bang is not quite solved yet. About one second after the Big Bang event, matter and anti-matter would destroy each other and the expanding universe is just light :)
 

ASK THE COMMUNITY

TRENDING THREADS

Latest posts