NASA Now: STS-134 – The Search for Antimatter

NASA Now logoIn this episode of NASA Now, Trent Martin, project manager for the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment at Johnson Space Center in Houston, explains how NASA will try to answer one of the fundamental questions in modern physics: “What happened to the primordial antimatter?”
Students will learn what problem scientists hope to solve with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a space-based particle detector, but also why basic research is important to modern physics and all fields of science.

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NASA Now Minute: STS-134 – The Search For Antimatter