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This article, from "Physical Review Focus," highlights the 1932 discovery of the positive electron, or positron, whose discovery marked the beginning of an era when many new subatomic particles were identified. The article includes a description of the nature of Carl Anderson’s research, his published findings, and its connections to previously developed theory. An explanation of the role of cloud chambers and the resulting particle tracks in also provided.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Physics

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English

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