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The ground state up quark incompletely annihilates with the ground state anti down quark to form a positron, [u.sub.0] + [[bar.d].sub.0] [right arrow] [e.sup.+].
"Israel has become a country that annihilates people and is hostile to peace," he said, according to the AP.
"The beauty is that it not only annihilates this genetic abnormality from the family line, but it also ensures the child is normal."
Halpern annihilates marriage in civil law; denigrates and jeopardizes it in the culture.
In rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system methodically annihilates the connective tissue and cartilage in joints.
"This not only annihilates all flora and fauna, but also destroys the lower levels of the soil, which can take anywhere from 1,500 to 7,400 years to regenerate," he says.
The rays' wavelengths correspond to the energy generated when an electron collides with and annihilates its antimatter counterpart, a positron.
"Saracens got upset by Dan Baugh, our Canadian flanker, who just goes in and annihilates people in the tackle.
This target separates the positron from the antiproton so that each component can be detected independently as it annihilates.
The frequently used high-pressure, hot-water washing also "annihilates a lot of marine life that otherwise survive the spill," observes Alan J.
Both patterns peak at the wavelength of photons created when an electron collides with and annihilates its antimatter counterpart, a positron.
It is hard to contain, because an antiparticle tends quickly to meet its opposite in a collision that annihilates them both.
This rapidly annihilates the polarlity of the cloud as set up by the ice and suddenly releases the free positive and negative ions from their respective bonds at the cloud ends.