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Contact: Kevin Stacey
Brown University

Large Underground Xenon

Caption: A new calibration technique fired neutrons directly into the Large Underground Xenon dark matter detector, increasing calibration accuracy by a factor of 10. Analysis based on the calibration confirms that if "low-mass" dark matter particles had passed through the detector during its initial run, Large Underground Xenon would have seen them.

Credit: Matt Kapust/Sanford Underground Research Facility

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