Theorists weigh in on where to hunt dark matter
(Phys.org) —Now that it looks like the hunt for the Higgs boson is over, particles of dark matter are at the top of the physics "Most Wanted" list. Dozens of experiments have been searching for them, but ...
Super-CDMS researchers report possible evidence of WIMPs
Shedding light on the existence of dark matter
Some light has been shed on the search for dark matter.
XENON100 sets record limits for dark matter
Scientists from the XENON collaboration announced a new result from their search for dark matter. The analysis of data taken with the XENON100 detector during 13 months of operation at the Gran Sasso Laboratory (Italy) provided ...
Lying in wait for WIMPs: Researchers seek to dramatically increase sensitivity of Large Underground Xenon detector
Although it's invisible, dark matter accounts for at least 80 percent of the matter in the universe. No one knows what it is, but most scientists would bet on weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs.
Research duo calculate possible number of WIMPs striking our bodies
Fermi observations of dwarf galaxies provide new insights on dark matter
(PhysOrg.com) -- There's more to the cosmos than meets the eye. About 80 percent of the matter in the universe is invisible to telescopes, yet its gravitational influence is manifest in the orbital speeds ...
Scary is exciting -- sheep's head is not for wimps
Sheep's head is not for wimps. Until now very few of us have been tempted by this traditional Norwegian dish.
Search for dark matter moves one step closer to detecting elusive particle
(PhysOrg.com) -- Dark matter, the mysterious substance that may account for nearly 25 percent of the universe, has so far evaded direct observation. But researchers from UCLA, Columbia University and other ...
Dark matter could transfer energy in the Sun
Researchers from the Institute for Corpuscular Physics (IFIC) and other European groups have studied the effects of the presence of dark matter in the Sun. According to their calculations, low mass dark matter ...
Mass limits of dark matter derived from 'strange' stars
Sun's dark matter trap
The Sun could be the best place to look for dark matter - the invisible ‘stuff’ that is thought to make up about 83% of the matter in the Universe.
A Mine for Dark Matter
(PhysOrg.com) -- Deep in a mine 230 stories underground, physicists are trying to detect dark matter, the mysterious stuff that makes up nearly a quarter of the universe. Last December, tantalizing rumors ...
Dark matter or background noise? Results intriguing but not conclusive
Physicists may have glimpsed a particle that is a leading candidate for mysterious dark matter but say conclusive evidence remains elusive.