SLAC engineer Knut Skarpaas designs some of physics’ most challenging machines, finding inspiration in unexpected places.
Around the world, scientists and non-scientists alike celebrated the first international Dark Matter Day.
For Dark Matter Day, scientist and Star Wars fan Dan McKinsey talks dark matter and the Force.
Instead of searching for dark matter particles, a new device will search for dark matter waves.
Technology proposed 30 years ago to search for dark matter is finally seeing the light.
At a recent meeting, scientists shared ideas for searching for dark matter on the (relative) cheap.
A video from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory explains how the upcoming LZ experiment will search for the missing 85 percent of the matter in the universe.
Prototype tests of the future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment are in full swing.
A theory about gravity challenges our understanding of the universe.
A NASA rocket experiment could use the Doppler effect to look for signs of dark matter in mysterious X-ray emissions from space.
The Heavy Photon Search at Jefferson Lab is looking for a hypothetical particle from a hidden “dark sector.”
According to the Fermi LAT collaboration, the galaxy’s excessive gamma-ray glow likely comes from pulsars, the remains of collapsed ancient stars.
We know which way the dark matter wind should blow. Now we just have to find it.
Astrophysicists Eric Charles and Mattia Di Mauro discuss the surprising glow of our neighbor galaxy.
Construction has officially launched for the LZ next-generation dark matter experiment.
Theorists think dark matter was forged in the hot aftermath of the Big Bang.