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Searching for a dark light

A new experiment at Jefferson Lab is on the hunt for dark photons, hypothetical messengers of an invisible universe. The matter we know accounts for less than 5 percent of the universe; the rest is filled with invisible dark matter and dark energy. Scientists working on a new experiment to be conducted at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Virginia hope to shed light on some of those cosmic unknowns.
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