Dark matter

This undated handout graphic provided by Fermilab in Chicago shows a proposed particle physics project that would shoot an invisible beam of neutrinos from Fermilab in Chicago to an old mine in South Dakota where a detector would look for it. (AP Photo/Fermilab)

Physics panel to feds: Beam us up some neutrinos

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. should build a billion-dollar project to beam ghostlike subatomic particles 800 miles underground from Chicago to South Dakota, a committee of experts told the federal government Thursday. That would help […]


Monitoring equipment at the Large Underground Xenon Experiment at Sanford Underground Research Facility deep in an abandoned gold mine in Lead, S.D.  (AP Photo/Rapid City Journal, Kristina Barker)

Search for dark matter comes up empty so far

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — Nearly a mile underground in an abandoned gold mine, one of the most important quests in physics has come up empty-handed in the search for the elusive substance known as dark […]


NASA video about dark matter via YouTube.

Scientists find hint of dark matter from cosmos

GENEVA (AP) — A $2 billion experiment on the International Space Station is on the verge of explaining one of the more mysterious building blocks of the universe: The dark matter that helps hold the cosmos together.



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