Top Dark Matter Candidate Loses Ground to Tiniest Competitor


Physicists have long searched for hypothesized dark matter particles...

Quanta, November 2019

Scientists Rule Out A Form Of Ultra-Light Dark Matter


In science there are little mysteries, like...

Forbes, November 2019

The 'Strong CP Problem' Is The Most Underrated Puzzle In All Of Physics.


If you ask a physicist what the biggest unsolved problem facing the field...

Forbes, November 2019

Dark matter is a huge mystery. This device is trying to detect it.


In an otherwise unassuming facility in northern Seattle, a supercooled...

National Geographic, October 2018

What if everything we know about dark matter is totally wrong?


It’s the biggest puzzle in science: we see only five per cent of all matter. This is the epic tale of the unending hunt for dark matter...

Wired, September 2018

Viewpoint: Homing in on Axions?


Astronomer Fritz Zwicky first proposed dark matter in 1933 to explain the discrepancy between observed rotational velocities of galaxies in the Coma Cluster and ...

Physics, April 2018

If Tiny Dark Matter Particle Exists, This Experiment Is Now Ready to Find It


Scientists are turning the tuning knob on an experiment that’s essentially a radio receiver inside of a magnet. It’s been around for years, but...

Gizmodo, April 2018

Searching for the Dark: The Hunt for Axions


The cosmos is mostly made of something we cannot see. That was the conclusion astronomers started to reach in the 1930s by ....

Scientific American, January 2018

Dark Horse of the Dark Matter Hunt


The ADMX experiment seems to be an exercise in contradictions. Dark matter, the substance making up 85 percent of all the mass in the universe, is invisible. The goal of ADMX is to detect it by turning it into photons, particles of light. Dark matter was forged in the early universe...

Symmetry Magazine, August 2015

Cleaning up after Einstein


Rosenberg has been on the trail of this particle ever since he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago in the early 1990s. In that time he has performed experiment after experiment, achieving ever greater precision and yet always the ....

Scientific American, August 2015