You are here

After 30 years of R&D, breakthrough announced in dark matter detection technology, definitive search to begin for axion particles

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
CENPA site at the University of Washington
The site of the experiment at the Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics (CENPA) at the University of Washington. The illuminated instruments are the main data acquisition system and microwave receiver. (Photo Credit: Mark Stone, UW)

Forty years ago, scientists theorized a new kind of low-mass particle that could solve one of the enduring mysteries of nature: what dark matter is made of. Now a new chapter in the search for that particle has begun. This week, the Axion Dark Matter…

Read more

People Involved: 
News Category: