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a particle that has the same mass as another particle but has opposite values for its other properties

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Thus, an elementary particle with its antiparticles maybe annihilate or appears in pair at a time, which consists in an elementary unparticle by combinations of these state functions with their inverses.
Specifically, the UCLA researchers write, the asymmetry may have been produced as a result of the motion of the Higgs field, which is associated with the Higgs boson, and which could have made the masses of particles and antiparticles in the universe temporarily unequal, allowing for a small excess of matter particles over antiparticles.
Despite being its own antiparticle, this special particle wouldn't be a fermion.
Extraction of Antiparticles Concentrated in Planetary Magnetic Fields (PI: Jim Bickford, Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, Mass.
Life is universal like elementary particles--protons, neutrons, and electrons or in some places antiparticles of the matter.
A Japanese-led team of international researchers said Monday it has discovered more evidence suggesting that particles and antiparticles may not be completely symmetrical, which could explain why antiparticles vanished at an early stage in the history of the universe.
The trouble is that K-mesons are unstable, and die within less than a millionth of a second, leaving a trail of other particles or antiparticles.
After most of these particles and antiparticles killed each other off, there was just enough matter left to make a universe.
elementary particles such as those of quarks, leptons with interaction quanta including photons and other particles of mediated interactions, also with those of their antiparticles at present ([14]), and unmatters between a matter and its antimatter which is partially consisted of matter but others antimatter ([8-19]).
While antiparticles can be created and then detected with costly and complex particle-accelerator experiments, such particles are otherwise very difficult to study.
Some theorists who suspect that neutrinos are their own antiparticles would be excited to find evidence that anything can act like a Majorana fermion, even the surface of the superconductor in the new study.
He uses everyday examples and common sense to explain absolute value to antiparticles to associative property to binary systems and on to common denominators, division, fractions, graphing, irrational numbers, number lines, parallelograms, sampling, and variables.
From 1930, the search for the possible constituents of antimatter, antiparticles, began, and it has been the main influence behind a major scientific and technical evolution over the last 70 years.
To date, antiparticles have been found experimentally for all the particles known to physics.
Electrons, for example, have a negative charge while their antiparticles, positrons, are positive; they both have exactly the same mass, however, and -- apart from the difference in sign -- behave the same way in electromagnetic fields.