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Detecting antimatter

Duration: 03:50

In the early 1930s, Paul Dirac predicted the existence of antimatter, but it wasn't until Carl Anderson detected the mysterious particles that the theory became widely accepted.

Available since: Wed 11 Aug 2010

Credits

Presenter
Stephen Hawking
Producer
David Filkin
Director
Philip Martin

This clip is from

Stephen Hawking's Universe Cosmic Alchemy

3/6 Professor Stephen Hawking introduces the search for the origin of matter.

First broadcast: 14 Sep 1997

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