Slight preponderance of matter on antimatter

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wats the cause of the slight preponderance of matter on antimatter at the beginning of times,(big bang primordial soup) any relevant theory or explications? thanks
 

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mathman
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Quantitatively it is an open question. Qualitatively there is experimental evidence that there is a slight difference (C-P violation) between matter and anti-matter reactions which give a hint as to what explains the matter preponderance.
 
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malawi_glenn
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if one has answer to this question, then a Nobel Prize is awaiting for you ;-)
 
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blechman
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if one has answer to this question, then a Nobel Prize is awaiting for you ;-)
some might even go so far as to claim that the 2008 Nobel Prize WAS awarded for the "answer" to this question. :wink:
 
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malawi_glenn
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some might even go so far as to claim that the 2008 Nobel Prize WAS awarded for the "answer" to this question. :wink:
yeah but CP violation alone can not solve it.
 
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blechman
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nor can the one CKM phase. i was just being obnoxious.

sorry.
 
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malawi_glenn
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nor can the one CKM phase. i was just being obnoxious.

sorry.
It is not your fault that some people say that 2008 nobel prize solves baryogenesis :-)
 

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