Particle Astrophysics & Cosmology (PAC)
Before Hitomi died, it sent back X-ray data that explain how turbulent motions may prevent cooling of hot gas.
A small-scale version of the future detector allows researchers and engineers to test, develop and troubleshoot various aspects of its technology.
Meet the world’s deepest underground physics facilities.
Computer simulations and lab experiments help researchers understand the violent universe and could potentially lead to new technologies that benefit humankind.
A new experiment at the South Pole picks up where BICEP2 left off.
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.
Dark matter hunters of the LUX collaboration have ruled out a larger-than-ever range of properties that hypothetical dark matter particles might have had.
The Department of Energy has approved the start of construction for a 3.2-gigapixel digital camera – the world’s largest – at the heart of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST).
Researchers at SLAC are setting up a test stand and liquid xenon purification system for the future LZ experiment, which is scheduled to begin its search for dark matter particles in 2019.
Dark Energy Survey scientists have released a detailed map of dark matter – crucial information for a better understanding of galaxy formation and dark energy.