Watch live: NASA holds briefing on antimatter-hunting experiment

By Kay Steiger
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 13:30 EDT
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Mark Kelly, who commanded the original Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer mission (Flickr user Ben_Cooper)
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NASA officials unveil the first results of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment. AMS is cosmic-ray detector designed to seek out signs of antimatter and elusive dark matter from its perch on the International Space Station.

Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on April 3.

[Photo of Mark Kelly, who commanded the mission to deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and an ExPRESS Logistics Carrier to the International Space Station, via Flickr user Ben_Cooper, used under a creative commons license]

Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger is the managing editor of Raw Story. Her contributions have appeared in The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Campus Progress, The Guardian, In These Times, Jezebel, Religion Dispatches, RH Reality Check, and others. You can follow her on Twitter @kaysteiger.
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