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Dark matter

Hitting the neutrino floor

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


A light in the dark

The MiniCLEAN dark matter experiment prepares for its debut.


XMASS continues dark matter debate

XMASS is the latest of multiple experiments to contradict a previous dark matter discovery claim, but the conversation isn't over yet.


Miraculous WIMPs

What are WIMPs, and what makes them such popular dark matter candidates? 


A goldmine of scientific research

The underground home of the LUX dark matter experiment has a rich scientific history.


DES releases dark matter map

The Dark Energy Survey's detailed maps may help scientists better understand galaxy formation.


Seeing dark matter without seeing

Indirect detection experiments might be the key to discovering invisible dark matter.


Physics for the people

Citizen scientists dive into particle physics and astrophysics research.


10 unusual detector materials

The past century has generated some creative ideas for tracking particles.


Of symmetries, the strong force and Helen Quinn

Scientist Helen Quinn has had a significant impact on the field of theoretical physics.


Dark horse of the dark matter hunt

Dark matter might be made up of a type of particle not many scientists are looking for: the axion.


Mirror, mirror

After more than six years of grinding and polishing, the first-ever dual-surface mirror for a major telescope is complete.


Transition edge sensors

An update to technology more than a century old might be key to making the next big discovery in particle physics.


Shh! DEAP is hunting dark matter

How far will scientists go to cut through the noise in search of a subtle signal?


New books for the physics fan

These recently published popular science books will help you catch up on particle physics news, knowledge and history.


Searching for a dark light

A new experiment at Jefferson Lab is on the hunt for dark photons, hypothetical messengers of an invisible universe.