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Submission + - Cosmic Antimatter Excess Confirmed (

sciencehabit writes: In 2008, the Italian satellite PAMELA picked up an unusual signal: a spike in antimatter particles whizzing through space. The discovery, controversial at the time, hinted that physicists might be coming close to detecting dark matter, an enigmatic substance thought to account for 85% of the matter in the universe. Now, new data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope confirm the spike.
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Cosmic Antimatter Excess Confirmed

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