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  1. Aug 3, 2009 #1
    Hello everyone. I have so many questions. I have started reading the FAQs and that has helped some. I will continue reading so I hope you will cut me some slack if I asked simple, already answered questions...

    I read that an electron is the same thing as a positron, except they have diferent (opposite)charges. So they have the same mass make up, different charges?? What creates the charge? Can the negative charge of an electron be changed to a positive charge, etc?
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  3. Aug 3, 2009 #2


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    A positron is an anti-matter version of an electron. Electrons cannot be converted from negative to positive.
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