A scientist stands by an artist’s impression of the Chinese probe searching for dark matter. Photo: Xinhua A scientist stands by an artist’s impression of the Chinese probe searching for dark matter. Photo: Xinhua
A scientist stands by an artist’s impression of the Chinese probe searching for dark matter. Photo: Xinhua

How a Chinese space probe might have shed light on the mystery of dark matter

Chinese researchers say they might have found the first trace of the elusive material thought to make up 80 per cent of the universe’s mass

Topic |   China science
A scientist stands by an artist’s impression of the Chinese probe searching for dark matter. Photo: Xinhua A scientist stands by an artist’s impression of the Chinese probe searching for dark matter. Photo: Xinhua
A scientist stands by an artist’s impression of the Chinese probe searching for dark matter. Photo: Xinhua
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