# Antimatter

This video introduces the fundamental particles and describes how they can interact to give rise to the amazing universe we live in.

For a short outline of the contents of this video, see the summary.

For a complete written record of the words in this video, see the transcript.

http://www2.lbl.gov/abc/wallchart/chapters/05/0.html#toc

Learn about the history and current developments of antimatter research from CERN:

https://home.cern/science/physics/antimatter

A biography of Paul Dirac, The Strangest Man, describes his eccentricities and the genius that lead to being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Strangest-Man-Hidden-Mystic/dp/0465022103

• How much do you weigh? Use $$E = mc^2$$ to figure out how much energy would be required to make an antimatter version of you. To put that number in perspective, find out how much energy you use in electricity every day.