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Lightning Holds Fingerprint of Antimatter

• Discovery News
Positrons, the antimatter equivalent to electrons, were detected in gamma ray bursts during lightning storms.
A satellite dispatched to scout out high-energy gamma rays streaming from the cosmos found that not only were flashes of gamma rays oddly close to home, but they were also powerful enough to annihilate matter.
 
 

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