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Antimater question

  1. Oct 1, 2008 #1
    not sure if this belongs in cosmology forum so move it if necessary.
    is a positron the same thing as an anitmatter electron? yes I know it has a positive charge rather than negative but is it antimatter? or is there a such thing as a negatively charged antimatter electron and a positively charged antimatter positron?
     
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  3. Oct 1, 2008 #2

    Janus

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    Yes, a positron in the antimatter version of an electron.
     
  4. Oct 1, 2008 #3

    clem

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    Re: antimatter question

    The positron is an aniti-electron.
    There is no negatively charged anti-electron.
     
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