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Physicists propose mechanism that explains the origins of both dark matter and 'normal' matter

 

December 10, 2010 by Lisa Zyga Enlarge

 

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(PhysOrg.com) -- Through precise cosmological measurements, scientists know that about 4.6% of the energy of the Universe is made of baryonic matter (normal atoms), about 23% is made of dark matter, and the remaining 72% or so is dark energy.

 

Scientists also know that almost all the baryonic matter in the observable Universe is matter (with a positive baryon charge) rather than antimatter (with a negative baryon charge).

 

But exactly why this matter and energy came to be this way is still an open question.

 

In a recent study, physicists have proposed a new mechanism that can generate both the baryon asymmetry and the dark matter density of the Universe simultaneously.

 

 


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