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Sourav16

  • one year ago

what is the reason behind the existence of anti matter?

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  1. rpetron
    • one year ago
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    That's a philosophical question, which is difficult to answer. Physics can't answer "why" something is, but we can describe the way that it behaves. Antimatter is a particle with an electrical charge that is opposite of it's counterpart particle. That is to say, an anti-proton has an electrical charge that is negative, and a proton has a charge which is positive. Matter is much more prevalent in our universe than antimatter, and because the combination of matter and anti-matter causes the destruction of both, antimatter that is created is short lived.

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