Ray detector may have found signs of dark matter

04/3/2013 | Spaceflight Now

Possible signs of dark matter have been detected by a device positioned on the International Space Station, a finding that one scientist said may lead to "a very exciting" discovery. The ray detector, called the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, has picked up evidence of antimatter positrons streaming throughout the solar system, and those could have been created by collisions with the mysterious dark matter, scientists say.

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