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New Limits on the Origin of Dark Matter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Determining the identity of dark matter, the mysterious stuff thought to make up the vast majority of matter in the universe, is one of the most fundamental challenges facing modern physics. Through theory ...

Jan 27, 2009 4.5 / 5 (23) 21 feature

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The hunt for dark matter

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a basement laboratory at MIT, assistant professor of physics Jocelyn Monroe is making some final adjustments to her team's newest particle detector. In just a few months, the detector will ...

Sep 17, 2009 3.9 / 5 (9) 10

Physicists on the prowl for dark matter

(PhysOrg.com) -- 95%. That is the percentage of the known Universe that is missing. As in it is not there. Or at least if it is there, we can't see it. We call this unseen stuff "dark matter". That has been ...

Jul 23, 2009 3.9 / 5 (35) 87 weblog

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