One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The antiparticle of a neutron.
- ‘Antimatter is matter composed of antiparticles, such as positrons, antineutrons and antiprotons.’
- ‘The antineutron, although neutral like the neutron, is distinguishable from the neutron because it is composed of two anti-down quarks and one anti-up quark.’
- ‘One can imagine atoms that are made of antiparticles: antiprotons, antineutrons, and positrons.’
- ‘Antimatter also exists and so there is an antiproton, an antineutron and an antielectron often called the positron.’
- ‘The antineutron contains one anti-up quark and two anti-down quarks, giving it a charge of 0, just like the regular neutron.’
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