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01/19/16

A speed trap for dark matter

Analyzing the motion of X-ray sources could help researchers identify dark matter signals.  

12/14/15

LUX maps where dark matter isn't

The LUX experiment has drawn the best picture yet of what dark matter particles cannot be.

12/01/15

What could dark matter be?

Scientists don’t yet know what dark matter is made of, but they are full of ideas.

11/11/15

Dark matter’s newest pursuer

Scientists have inaugurated the new XENON1T experiment at Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy.

11/06/15

The light side of dark matter

New technology and new thinking are pushing the dark matter hunt to lower and lower masses.

11/03/15

The particle physics of you

Not only are we made of fundamental particles, we also produce them and are constantly bombarded by them throughout the day.

10/13/15

Xenon, xenon everywhere

It’s in the air we breathe, but it’s not so easy to get ahold of 10 metric tons of xenon in its liquid form.

09/17/15

Hitting the neutrino floor

Dark matter experiments are becoming so sensitive, even the ghostliest of particles will soon get in the way.