If matter = Energy, and matter can be turned into energy

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Is there any information available on the possibility of reversing that process?

Simplified: Can you turn energy into matter?
 

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Temporarily Blah said:
Is there any information available on the possibility of reversing that process?

Simplified: Can you turn energy into matter?

Yes.

Example 1: particle colliders. It is the reason why we need bigger and more powerful particle accelerators. The larger the collision energy, the greater the probability of creating the heavier particles.

Example 2: pair production.

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photon + photon => electron + positron
 
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Thank you. ^_^
 

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