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Fraser
2008-May-06, 12:10 AM
How do you catch a WIMP? No, I'm not talking about bullying the weakest kid in class, I'm talking about Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (those WIMPs). Well, it isn't easy. Although they are "massive" by definition, they do not interact with the electromagnetic force (via photons) so they cannot be "seen" and they do not [...]

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