Positrons are anti-electrons–right?
As in–if it touches ordinary matter, everything for a mile around disintegrates?
Yet we have Positron Emission Tomography–PET scans. In hospitals. Used on innocent children! Innocent AMERICAN children, goddammit!
C’mon, who’s pulling whose leg here! Are we supposed to believe you can generate positrons with something less than a multi-billion-dollar synchrotron? Yeah, right! Hey, I WATCH STAR TREK, you guys.
Or does the reputation preceding the humble positron over-estimate its abilities?