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Submission + - Scientists find hint of dark matter

noyzman writes: A space experiment may have identified a new particle that is the building block of dark matter, the mysterious stuff said to pervade a quarter of the universe that neither emits nor absorbs light.

The results are based on a small amount of data and are far from definitive, scientists said Wednesday. Yet, they provide a provocative hint that the puzzle of dark matter—a cosmic prize as eagerly sought as the now-discovered Higgs boson—may also be on its way to being solved
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Scientists find hint of dark matter

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