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New Evidence for the Positive Electron

Nature volume 131, page 473 (01 April 1933) | Download Citation

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THE experiments of Anderson1 and of Blackett and Occhialini2 on the effects produced in an expansion chamber by the penetrating radiation strongly suggest the existence of positive electrons—particles of about the same mass as an electron but carrying a positive charge.

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    , Science, 76, 238; 1932.

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  1. Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. March 27.

    • J. CHADWICK
    • , P. M. S. BLACKETT
    •  & G. OCCHIALINI

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