Researchers find new particle that behaves like both matter & anti-matter

October 6, 2014 7:35 AM

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Researchers find new particle that behaves like both matter & anti-matter

Researchers at Princeton University claimed to have found an antiparticle called "Majorana fermion," which behaves like both matter and anti-matter.

Physicists predicted and theorized the existence of the antiparticle several decades back in 1937. The researchers managed to examine an iron wire merely one atom thick with the help of a scanning-tunneling microscope.

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