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Title: Frozen Antiprotons Bring Antimatter Within Reach
URL: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627664.800-frozen-antiprotons-
bring-antimatter-within-reach.
Date: 06/25/2010
Publication: New Scientist
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Antimatter is powerful stuff, but is it a genuine mirror image of matter? The coldest antiprotons ever made take us a step closer to finding out.

The simplest antiatom, antihydrogen, is made of an antiproton and a positron, the electron's antimatter counterpart. If it is a mirror image of hydrogen, it should emit an identical spectrum of light. The way to test this is to create ultra-cold antihydrogen, allowing it to be trapped and studied. The hard part is cooling the antiprotons.

Read more at http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627664.800-frozen-antiprotons-bring-antimatter-within-reach.html.