Friday, April 29, 2011


Annihilation is defined as "total destruction" or "complete obliteration" of an object; having its root in the Latin nihil (nothing). A literal translation is "to make into nothing". wiki

When an electron (e-) and a positron (e+) meet they unwind each other due to opposite twist-directions. Once un-winded the different parts can recombine in all kinds of different complimentary particle pairs.