Brown University team works with dark matter detector

A TEAM OF RESEARCHERS and students at Brown University are pitching in on an international effort to detect dark matter for the first time using a dark matter detector, pictured above. / COURTESY SANFORD UNDERGROUND RESEARCH FACILITY/ MATTHEW KAPUST
PROVIDENCE – Though it composes an estimated 85% of all mass in the universe, much of humanity's understanding of dark matter remains hazy. In fact, no technology has ever detected these particles. A team of researchers and students at Brown University are pitching in on an international effort to change that. A dark matter detector located…

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