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Dark matter remains elusive

WIMPs, or weakly interacting massive particles, are the leading candidates for dark matter, the 'missing' mass in the Universe. An experiment has obtained no evidence for such particles, despite an impressive increase in sensitivity.

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Ji, X. Dark matter remains elusive. Nature 542, 172–173 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/542172a

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