The absurd search for dark matter
Astronomers think there should be 5 times as much dark matter as ordinary matter—a shadow Universe that makes up most of the mass in the Universe. But after decades of trying, no experiments have found any trace of dark matter, except one.
Shining a light on dark matter
Road-tripper Ben McAllister explains his work on the ORGAN Experiment, Australia’s first dark matter detector, and how we can shine a light on dark matter. Video credit: UWA.
Why dark matter matters
In his TEDxPerth talk, Road-tripper Ben McAllister talks about how his team is hoping their axion detector could unlock today’s greatest scientific conundrum.
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