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This article, from "Physical Review Focus," highlights the 1932 discovery of the positive electron, or positron, whose discovery marked the beginning of an era when many new subatomic particles were identified.  The article includes a description of the nature of Carl Anderson's research, his published findings, and its connections to previously developed theory.  An explanation of the role of cloud chambers and the resulting particle tracks in also provided.
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Keywords:
cloud chamber, cosmic ray, discovery, particle track, positive electron, positron
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Metadata instance created July 28, 2006 by Ann Deml
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February 16, 2014 by Ed Lee
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(American Physical Society, College Park, 2006), WWW Document, (http://physics.aps.org/story/v17/st5).
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Antimatter: Mirror of the Universe, (American Physical Society, College Park, 2006), <http://physics.aps.org/story/v17/st5>.
APA Format
Antimatter: Mirror of the Universe. (2006, August 25). Retrieved December 12, 2017, from American Physical Society: http://physics.aps.org/story/v17/st5
Chicago Format
American Physical Society. Antimatter: Mirror of the Universe. College Park: American Physical Society, August 25, 2006. http://physics.aps.org/story/v17/st5 (accessed 12 December 2017).
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Antimatter: Mirror of the Universe. College Park: American Physical Society, 2006. 25 Aug. 2006. 12 Dec. 2017 <http://physics.aps.org/story/v17/st5>.
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