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Dark Matter axions

New pathways in axion searches

Peering through telescopes we have found a deluge of evidence for dark matter. Given the speed that galaxies rotate, as well as theoretical calculations about the evolution of large-scale structure in the Universe, dark matter should make up 85% of…

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CAST: from Solar to Dark Matter Axions searches

*/ /*-->*/ CERN’s Axion Solar telescope (CAST) has been running since 2003 searching for the axion: a hypothetical particle introduced in 1978 as a consequence of the Peccei-Quinn mechanism aiming to solve the strong CP problem, i.e why is the…

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