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  • noun physics Used attributively to describe the state of a positronium exotic atom in which the positron and electron have parallel spins


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  • The existence of the mirror world can contribute to invisible decay of orthopositronium via orthopositronium-mirror orthopositronium oscillations, see here, but Randall-Sundrum type extra dimensions can also lead to the same effect.

    Identifying Dark Matter Mark 2006

  • It was realized some time ago by Glashow [5] that the orthopositronium system provides one sensitive way to search for the mirror universe.

    Our First Guest Blogger - Lawrence Krauss Mark 2005

  • The idea is that small kinetic mixing of the ordinary and mirror photons may exist which would mix ordinary and mirror ortho positronium, leading to maximal ortho positronium - mirror orthopositronium oscillations.

    Our First Guest Blogger - Lawrence Krauss Mark 2005


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