Tiny Collapsed Star Unleashed a Gargantuan Beam of Matter and Antimatter Reversing Einstein’s E = mc^2 

 

Jet From pulsar PSR J2030+4415

 

A city-sized collapsed star, pulsar PSR J2030+4415 – the ancient remains of exploded stars so dense its gravity warps nearby space-time has generated an X-ray filament of matter and antimatter (image above) that stretches for trillions of miles as revealed by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. This discovery could help explain the presence of positrons (the antimatter positively charged counterparts to electrons) detected throughout the Milky Way galaxy and here on Earth.

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