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Most recent answer: 07/20/2015
Q:
I read that a natural source of antimatter comes from bananas, and their potassium isotopes. Since we have potassium levels in our bodies, could we theoretically produce anti-matter?
- Matt (age 20)
A:

Sure, you're slightly radioactive and emit some positrons. It's not just a theory.

Mike W.


(published on 07/20/2015)

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