The ADMX experiment trains scientists to deal with real signals—by creating fake ones.
Although scientists have yet to find the spooky stuff, they aren’t completely in the dark.
As technology improves, scientists discover new ways to search for theorized dark matter particles called axions.
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will be named for an influential astronomer who left the field better than she found it.
Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa is helping to build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.
An Italian experiment has a 20-year signal of what could be dark matter—and scientists are embarking on their most promising efforts yet to confirm or refute its results.
Maria Elena Monzani prepares an international team to search for clues to one of the biggest scientific mysteries.
Dark matter could be much lower in mass and slighter in energy than previously thought.
Scientists think that, under some circumstances, dark matter could generate powerful enough gravitational waves for equipment like LIGO to detect.
Some theorists have taken to designing their own experiments to broaden the search for dark matter.
The story of the latest experiment approved for installation at the Large Hadron Collider starts with a theorist and a question about dark matter.
Fermilab scientists are harnessing quantum technology in the search for dark matter.
SuperCDMS physicists are testing a way to amp up dark matter vibrations to help them search for lighter particles.
The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to any other experiment.
Scientists on the Axion Dark Matter Experiment have demonstrated technology that could lead to the discovery of theoretical light dark matter particles called axions.
A hidden world of particles awaits.