Cosmic enlightenment

Clark, Stuart
March 2008
New Scientist;3/8/2008, Vol. 197 Issue 2646, p28
The article reports how experiments are attempting to identify dark matter. According to cosmological theories, dark matter is made of hypothetical particles called weakly interacting massive particles (WIMP). It provides a background on the discovery of the dark matter. It adds that cosmologists believe that dark matter is an important component of the universe.


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