News tagged with alpha magnetic spectrometer

How we plan to bring dark matter to light

Long before we had the atomic theory of matter, scientists knew the air was real, even though it was invisible. This was because we could see its action as the wind caressed the leaves in trees.

dateSep 17, 2015 in Astronomy
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New Endeavour for an MIT experiment

Space Shuttle Endeavour’s final mission, launched May 16, has successfully delivered MIT researchers’ Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) — an instrument designed to use the unique environment of space to search ...

dateMay 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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AMS is ready to discover the particle universe

( -- The largest and most complex scientific instrument yet to be fitted to the International Space Station was installed today. Taken into space by the Space Shuttle, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer will sift ...

dateMay 20, 2011 in General Physics
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