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Submission + - Universe Uses Dark Energy to Annilate WIMPs!!! (

gpronger writes: ATIC has potentially detected Dark Matter "near" us, ( and we now have a bit more thought on the matter.

Douglas Finkbeiner with Harvard ( suggests that a new type of dark energy may be drawing the dark matter together leading to their annihilation ( new force only effects dark matter. WIMPS or "Weakly Interacting Massive Particles" are considered as a likely type of dark matter, are pulled together and self-annihilate releasing the energy that was detected by ATIC.

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Universe Uses Dark Energy to Annilate WIMPs!!!

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