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Saturday Morning Physics | Why Physicists in Search of Dark Matter are Building the Most Sensitive Radios Ever Made

Ben Safdi, Professor (U-M Physics)

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Most of the "stuff" in our own Galaxy and the Universe as a whole is known to be in a form of a mysterious substance called dark matter. One idea for what this stuff is, that has been quickly gaining traction in recent years, is a hypothetical particle called the axion. Professor Safdi will explain why this model appears promising, and he will describe how researchers are trying to confirm this theory using ultra-sensitive radios.
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Map Weiser Hall - 170 & 182

April 2019

10:30am - 11:30am

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