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New Cryogenic Detectors Probe Recent Evidence For Dark Matter Particle

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March 8, 2000
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A new generation of particle detector that operates at temperatures near absolute zero has proven extremely accurate in identifying the particles that crash through it, an international team of scientists reported last week. The novel detector, buried 35 feet underground on the Stanford University campus, has dedicated itself for more than a year to the search for exotic and elusive particles that, according to some theories, make up more than 90 percent of the mass of the universe.

LOS ANGELES (2/29/2000) -- A new generation of particle detector that operates at temperatures near absolute zero has proven extremely accurate in identifying the particles that crash through it, an international team of scientists reported last week.


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