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Space station’s detector has not found dark matter, despite what some media reports say

On April 5, 2013

Let me start with this: the AMS-02 detector on the International Space Station has not detected dark matter. It hasn’t found “indications” of dark matter, or even “hints.” It certainly is not providing the “best evidence yet” of dark matter’s existence. What AMS has done is measure, to very high accuracy, the amount of antimatter […]