23-28 June 2014
Europe/Zurich timezone

Decaying dark matter in X-rays?

25 Jun 2014, 15:40
Room 6 (Tuschinski Theatre)

Room 6

Tuschinski Theatre

Presentation Dark Matter Indirect Detection Dark Matter: Indirect Detection


Oleg Ruchayskiy (EPFL)


Recently two groups have reported an unidentified line-like feature in the X-ray spectra of dark matter-dominated objects (galaxies and galaxy clusters) [Bulbul et al.][1] and [Boyarsky et al.][2]. We discuss the signal and consistency of its interpretation in terms of dark matter decay. [1]: http://arxiv.org/abs/1402.2301 [2]: http://arxiv.org/abs/1402.4119

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