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Syracuse University Plays Key Role In Search For Elusive Dark Matter
2014-04-11 13:31:00

Physicist Richard Schnee hopes to find traces of dark matter by studying particles with low masses and interaction rates, some of which have never been probed before

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2010-07-26 09:03:59

Scientists leading an underground experiment to discover dark matter may be forced to relocate to a location even deeper below the Earth's surface.

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2009-01-21 11:00:00

Cosmic-rays detected half a mile underground in a disused US iron-mine can be used to detect major weather events occurring 20 miles up in the Earth’s upper atmosphere, a new study has revealed.

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2008-02-28 09:07:05

A half-mile down in an old iron ore mine in Minnesota, incredibly sensitive detectors have been waiting for a particle of dark matter, an invisible substance that may form the skeleton of galaxies, to make itself known.

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2008-02-25 13:30:00

Scientists of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment today announced that they have regained the lead in the worldwide race to find the particles that make up dark matter.