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Light in the Dark

Scientists may be on the brink of identifying a mysterious form of matter

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3:34am, December 27, 2012

For decades, astronomers have grappled with their inability to decipher the universe’s darkest secret: the identity of most of its matter.

It’s not the same stuff as the ordinary atomic variety of matter common on Earth. Atoms or their parts &

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