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Are axions the source of unexplained, high-energy X-ray emissions surrounding a group of neutron stars?

X-Rays surrounding 'Magnificent 7' may be traces of sought-after particle
Researchers say they may have found proof of theorized axions, and possibly dark matter, around group of neutron stars
Date:
January 15, 2021
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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Summary:
Theoretical physicists suggest that never-before-observed particles called axions may be the source of unexplained, high-energy X-ray emissions surrounding a group of neutron stars.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210115110343.htm

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At this point, that's a good educated guess.
Particle physics is an interesting field. It's so weird.
I favor the theory that dark matter is actually a number of different things. Not all being mater.
They'll figure it out, one day.


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