Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS)

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February 28, 2014
News Feature
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.
November 27, 2013
News Feature
SLAC's Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) recently hosted many of the top scientists in the field to discuss the most important questions to confront in the coming decade.
KIPAC mosaic
April 15, 2013
News Feature
Physicists operating an experiment located half a mile underground in Minnesota reported this weekend that they have found possible hints of dark-matter particles.
Close-up photo of copper dark matter detectors
October 2, 2012
News Feature
The search for dark matter runs deep with physicists Blas Cabrera and Bernard Sadoulet, who have chased this mystery far underground and will be recognized for their work as joint recipients of the 2013 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.
Side by side photos of Blas Cabrera and Bernard Sadoulet

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