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Antimatter Lightning Discovered (On Earth!)

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posted on Nov, 12 2009 @ 10:12 PM
This is an interesting read, for sure. I wonder if and when it will have any implications on the world of science. I know we have made anti-matter before but the cost was astronomical and there wasn't enough to really experiment with it.

I would think that lightning would have about the same minuscule amount. But, and this is a big But, there are over 100 strikes at any second on the Earth. Even if there was a tiny fraction of a micro gram in a bolt of lightning and we could harness some of it, it would be amazing at what we could tap with it.

Exciting for sure...


posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 06:04 AM
Scientists have finally found the one spot on the planet where Jay Cutler can never throw an interception. I'm so glad we traded that rascal.

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 08:27 AM

Originally posted by Jim Scott
I'm going to guess that this is an equipment malfunction of some kind. My guess is that the lightning is obscuring the results.

I doubt it was an equipment malfunction. You are looking for a specific signature which is a photon with energy equal to the electron's mass. Since this was not an optical device, and removed from the lightning by a huge distance, I just don't see a lot of potential for interference.

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 10:09 AM
reply to post by buddhasystem

Thank you for pointing that out. I also appreciate your change of attitude. You have earned a little more respect from me now. Not that that means anything really, just saying

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 01:36 PM
what is significant about this?

antimatter lightning is what? what can/will come from this?

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 02:16 PM

Originally posted by blair56
what is significant about this?

antimatter lightning is what? what can/will come from this?

Is is miss information.
It maters to the secret agents to say this.
You just don't get it.
This is Relativistic mind manipulation.

The electrical pressure wave exists.
Tesla made them and to you and everyone else they do not exist.
They can effect the mind and provide mind control without a chip
implant if enough research is done.

What, 60 years since Tesla died.
I think they know how things work by now.

We are told garbage info, a lightning electrical pressure
wave made the gamma rays, what else.

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 02:55 PM
reply to post by spacebot

If you think of reality in terms of the Matrix, then Zeus and the gods (even those who call themselves the ONLY god) are just people with master level administrator access to the system known as reality.

I want a planet. Boom! Planet. Uh, I want a war. Hmm. Grab these monster teeth from Ares that have 'god' energy embedded within them, plant them, and voila! A standing army ready to kill anyone.

Lightning bolt? ZPE field generated by Zeus then configured by his desire to fry you to a crisp. It even got out of control in the myths and burned the entire planet, to his horror.

Mathematics and programming can explain everything from science, to ghosts, to gods, to the unknown. If you have access, then you can do pretty much anything depending on your experience, will, and understanding.

We change reality simply by existing, whether unintelligent skeptics believe or not. We hold the power, and yet we allow morons in capitols to tell us how, where, when, why, and if we can live.

Due to T&C of ATS I am forbidden to even talk of my experiences and why there is much more to reality than what we are told. Oh well.

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 03:12 PM

Originally posted by Ophiuchus 13

Originally posted by whiteraven
Just incredible.

Anti Gravity and now anti matter.

Am I living in a comic book world?

Nope, my friend we are advancing.

Of course we already have most of this technology. It is just very suppressed and being introduced by T'FN'PTB at a rate not to interfere with their plunder of this planet.

Why introduce technologies that will hinder your profit from the oil game that is going on?

I've come to realize that comic book/sci-fi film technology isn't far from the truth in a lot of cases. Truth is stranger than fiction! Indeed.

Edit to add: It's just like the announcement today that there is significant water/ice on our moon. It's conditioning mates. Releasing the information at a rate that they can benefit from, and at a rate that will not freak out the fluoridated masses.

[edit on 13-11-2009 by susp3kt]

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 04:32 PM
Very interesting, good find! S&F!

posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 02:36 PM
reply to post by Common Good

Lightning Turns out there's antimatter in there. Who knew?
Whilst carrying out its normal workaday duties of scanning corners of the universe billions of light years from Earth, the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope has made a discovery that hits decidedly closer to home: lightning strikes on Earth carry the signature of antimatter.

Gamma ray flashes detected in terrestrial storms were of the decaying-positron variety, indicating not only that lightning can produce the antimatter equivalent of electrons, but also that somehow the electric field normally produced by a lightning storm somehow reversed.

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Science, Clay Dillow, antimatter, Fermi space telescope, gamma rays, gamma-ray bursts, lightning, physics, positronsThe 17 gamma-ray flashes picked up by the orbiting Fermi occurred just before, during and right after lightning strikes during two recent storms, marking the first time positrons have been observed in lightning. For now, the discovery raises more questions than it answers: how did the orientation of the electric field get turned on its head? What does the existence of antimatter particles in lightning mean?

Gamma-ray flashes have been observed in lightning flashes before, as energetic electrons moving toward observational spacecraft slowed down, but the unique signature found by Fermi has researchers puzzled. Modelers are trying to work out exactly what happened during the strikes to reverse the electric field.

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link to this commentanimemaster11/11/09 at 4:22 pm
That's cooler than xray tape. to this commentsteve2811/11/09 at 6:56 pm
If it were possible to re create the conditions that cause this strange occurance could it be possible to generate positrons on demand , what would that lead to ? Ok back to my collection of star trek dvds to get the answers , lol . to this commentAzorus11/12/09 at 6:14 am
Still waiting for my lighting gun. Which when created will quickly be named Antimatter gun! to this comment jaydub11/12/09 at 10:39 am
lol @steve28

my thoughts exactly. to this commentpersondude11/14/09 at 9:56 am

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