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Possible, but Not Conclusive, Signs of Dark Matter

ByTim De ChantNOVA NextNOVA Next

Phil Plait, writing at Bad Astronomy:

New results from an important scientific experiment aboard the International Space Station have strengthened the case for dark matter. Interestingly, too, the results point toward what dark matter might actually be—and that’s one of the biggest goals in physics right now.

Between the discovery of a Higgs boson— perhaps one of many —and now this, it must be an exciting time to be a physicist.