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Researchers say Space Atomic Clocks Could Help Uncover the Nature of Dark Matter

Artist's impression of a space atomic clock used to uncover dark matter.

­Studying an atomic clock on-board a spacecraft inside the orbit of Mercury and very near to the Sun might be the trick to uncovering the nature of dark matter, suggests a new study published in Nature Astronomy.  Dark matter makes up more than 80 per cent of mass in the universe, but it has so fa
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