Can WIMPs be created by decay of a Higgs Boson?

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Can WIMPs be created by decay of a Higgs Boson?
« on: 12/06/2016 13:09:03 »
"Since WIMPs (Weakly Interacting Massive Particles) interact with the weak nuclear force, they can be created by the decay of a particle with a higher energy, such as the Higgs Boson"
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Re: Is this sentence correct?
« Reply #1 on: 12/06/2016 13:21:59 »
Also, one more question: If WIMPs interact with the weak nuclear force, if they collide with the nucleus of an atom does the proton/neutron decays?