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Dark-Matter Sighting Ends in Shock

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Science  06 Aug 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5685, pp. 763
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5685.763a

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Astronomers have quashed rumors that gamma rays from the Milky Way's core showed evidence of exotic "dark matter," saying that the signal looks more like a supernova's shock wave.