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Top dark matter candidate loses ground to tiniest competitor.

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Physicists have long searched for hypothesized dark matter particles called WIMPs. Now, focus may be shifting to the axion — an ultra-lightweight particle whose existence would solve two mysteries at once.

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The ADMX experiment at the University of Washington uses a strong magnetic field to search for hypothetical dark matter particles called axions.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/why-dark-matter-might-be-axions-20191127/?utm_source=quora&utm_medium=referral

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ADMX’s main magnet produces a field that’s about 150,000 times stronger than Earth’s. :)

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