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I am in the process of writing a science-fiction novel centered around a galactic war. I am researching information on the theoretical possibilities of creating antimatter for power. Where can I look for information on this subject. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Antiparticles are regularly created at particle accelerators - for example Fermilab produces a lot of antiprotons which it collides with regular protons. But combining antiparticles to produce anti-atoms, or storing them for long periods of time are separate problems. You may be able to find something in the library on magnetic storage of antimatter, though I am afraid I do not have a reference. Robert Forward has probably written something on it, though I do not think he is terribly trustworthy.

Arthur Smith

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