Miniature Big Bangs
Paul Dirac predicted the existence of antimatter in the early 1930s, but it wasn't until Carl Anderson detected the mysterious particles that the theory became widely accepted. Subsequently, particle accelerators gave clear evidence of matter and antimatter being created from energy, just as Einstein's theory of special relativity predicted.
Available since: Wed 11 Aug 2010
- Stephen Hawking
- David Filkin
- Philip Martin
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