dark matter

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(cosmology) a hypothetical form of matter that is believed to make up 90 percent of the universe

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A substantial fraction of these theories predict the existence of new particles with the characteristics required of a WIMP, and thus could potentially solve the dark matter problem. The most compelling and popular idea among particle physicists is supersymmetry.
The Dark Matter Problem. Cambridge University Press, 2010.