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Did German physicists accidentally discover dark matter back in 2014?

Did German physicists accidentally discover dark matter back in 2014?

Could we have already discovered dark matter? That’s the question put forth in a new paper published Feb.12 in the Journal of Physics G. The authors outlined how dark matter might be made of a particle known as the d*(2380) hexaquark, which was likely detected in 2014.  Dark matter, which …

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NASA Probe Accidentally Discovers Black Hole Flaring 30,000 Light-Years Away

NASA Probe Accidentally Discovers Black Hole Flaring 30,000 Light-Years Away

While the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft was orbiting asteroid Bennu, one of the instruments on board happened to catch a glimpse of a black hole ‘out of the corner of its eye,’ so to speak.   While intently focusing on the asteroid, the Regolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) happened to catch the …

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