Physicists Detect Possible Dark Matter Signal from the Perseus and Andromeda Galaxies

December 11, 2014 10:10 PM

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Scientists may have detected a possible signal from dark matter. They've picked up an atypical photon emission in X-rays coming from space, which could be evidence for the existence of a particle of dark matter.

Until now, dark matter has been purely hypothetical. It's run by none of the standard models of physics other than through the gravitational force. That's why researchers have long searched for its existence through detectors.

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