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Searching for the Missing Universe (IT)

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In order to detect dark matter and answer other fundamental questions about our universe, engineers and scientists from all over the world have come together to build the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) which will be installed on the International Space Station (ISS) in 2011.

The video (with Italian subtitles) presents the main features and goals of AMS in its search for the missing universe, introducing elements of physics and history of science.

Credit of the captions: Daniela Fermi, Anna Lombardi, Cinzia Vitale and the IIS Primo Levi – Bollate Classe III Linguistico 3 a.s. 2009-2010

Download hi-res movie here
Available version: mp4 file
Size: 87.3 Mb
Length: 6:52 min
Produced: August 2010

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