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Dark Matter as an explanation to the 511 keV emission line: is it a discovery or a coincidence?

The nature of Dark Matter has been a matter of great debate for almost thirty years now. It is believed to be made of annihilating particles much heavier than a proton. However, it was shown recently that these particles could be as light as a few MeV, raising the possibility that they explain the mysterious 511 keV emission line observed by INTEGRAL/SPI at the centre of our galaxy. In this talk, Celine Boehm, University of Oxford, will explain why they could do so and present other very intriguing features that may support their existence.

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