Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS)

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Three Ways to Bust Ghostly Dark Matter

Dark matter hunters around the world pursue three approaches to look for fingerprints of ghostly WIMPs: on the Earth’s surface, underground and in space.

Symmetry: CDMS Result Covers New Ground in Search for Dark Matter

In a newly announced result from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment, scientists have placed a more stringent limit on "light," or low-mass, dark matter. SLAC and Stanford members of CDMS created the detectors used in the search, and SLAC graduate student Kristi Schneck was a key member of the analysis team that produced the result.