Battle over WIMPs goes another round
Claimed dark matter find remains controversial
By Ron Cowen, 19:48 PM April 24, 2008
Of all the things worth arguing about in the universe,
physicists are once again haggling over a bunch of WIMPS.
At a meeting in Venice on
elementary particles, Rita Bernabei of the University of Rome
announced that her team has found additional evidence for an exotic type of
subatomic particle called a WIMP, for weakly interacting massive particle. The
new findings, based on several years of experiments conducted beneath the Apennines
east of Rome,
are controversial. Despite years...
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