Dark matter dynamics and indirect detection

  title={Dark matter dynamics and indirect detection},
  author={Gianfranco Bertone and David Merritt},
  journal={Modern Physics Letters A},
Non-baryonic, or "dark", matter is believed to be a major component of the total mass budget of the Universe. We review the candidates for particle dark matter and discuss the prospects for direct detection (via interaction of dark matter particles with laboratory detectors) and indirect detection (via observations of the products of dark matter self-annihilations), focusing in particular on the Galactic center, which is among the most promising targets for indirect detection studies. The… 

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