Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 11 - Think and Discuss: 70


No need to worry.

Work Step by Step

When a particle of matter meets a particle of antimatter, equal masses of each annihilate, with most of it turning into radiant energy. The whole Earth could not be annihilated by antimatter unless an Earth-sized chunk of antimatter ran into it. This is discussed on page 221.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.