Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Space

Submission + - Dark Matter Discovered Near Solar System

gpronger writes: "The ATIC (Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter, http://atic.phys.lsu.edu/aticweb/) has potentially discovered the presence of dark matter close (only 3000 light-years) to our solar system. The system detected a large amount of high energy cosmic rays which match the theoretical signature of dark matter annihilating itself. The universe is believed to be composed of about 25% dark matter, but there has been little evidence of it. This discovery, if correct would be the first."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Dark Matter Discovered Near Solar System

Comments Filter:

"It ain't over until it's over." -- Casey Stengel

Working...