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The New Hunt for Dark Matter Is Taking Place Under a Mountain

Davide D’Angelo wasn’t always interested in dark matter, but now he’s at the forefront of the hunt to find the most elusive particle in the universe.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.30.18
Dark Matter

This May Be the Experiment That Finally Discovers the Dark Matter Particle

“If dark matter axions exist within the frequency band we will be probing for the next few years, then it’s only a matter of time before we find them.”
Daniel Oberhaus
4.10.18
Picó

Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year

If we don't find it soon, our best searches could be doing it wrong.
Kate Lunau
1.3.17
china

More Negative Results in Hunt for Dark Matter WIMPs

But the search continues 2,500 meters underground at China's PandaX experiment.
Michael Byrne
9.22.16
Wimps

Supermaterials Offer New Means of Searching for Superlight Dark Matter

Two new papers offer new methods of searching for the most evasive forms of dark matter.
Michael Byrne
9.19.16
Lux

Key Dark Matter Detection Experiment Again Comes Up Empty-Handed

Is the end is nigh for WIMPs?
Michael Byrne
7.23.16
Space

X-Ray Observations from the Milky Way's Core Offer Yet Another Dark Matter Tease

But not much more.
Michael Byrne
9.26.15
Space

Physicists Resurrect an Old, ‘Strange’ Dark Matter Theory

Dark matter might not be nearly as exotic as most theories about the stuff suggest.
Michael Byrne
11.5.14
Wimps

The Key to Dark Matter May Be Hidden Light

With a giant mirror, the FUNK experiment plans to capture dark matter of a different sort.
Michael Byrne
10.18.14
Space

No Signs of Dark Matter Yet from the World's Deepest Underground Lab

Fear not, the search is hardly over.
Michael Byrne
9.29.14
Motherboard Blog

Space is Only Noise in the Underground Dark Matter Detector

For all of the pop culture, mainstream buzzing devoted to the Higgs boson, it seems almost bizarre that at least some amount of comparable attention isn't devoted to dark matter and dark energy. Is that the price tag that comes with high energy...
Michael Byrne
7.18.12