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Fraser
2009-Apr-01, 07:00 PM
An international collaboration of astronomers is reporting an unusual spike of atmospheric particles that could be a long-sought signature of dark matter. The orbiting PAMELA satellite, an astrophysics mission operated by Italy, Russia, Germany and Sweden, has detected a *glut of positrons — antimatter counterparts to electrons — in the energy range theorized*to be associated with [...]

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timb
2009-Apr-01, 10:19 PM
There is already a thread discussing this phenomenon (http://www.bautforum.com/astronomy/81473-cosmic-rays-mysterious-nearby-object.html).

KaiYeves
2009-Apr-01, 11:52 PM
Ha, that's a Soyuz in the picture! Happy April Fools to you, too!