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The abundance of positrons: pulsars don't seem to be the origin

22 Nov 2017, 13:57 UTC
The abundance of positrons: pulsars don't seem to be the origin NASA/JPL-Caltech

The HAWC Observatory in Mexico has detected very high energy gamma rays from two pulsars. The data collected confirms the interpretation of very high energy positrons seen by the AMS spectrometer and, at lower energy levels, by PAMELA and FERMI as a possible product of the annihilation of dark matter.

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