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LUX dark matter detector

Detecting dark matter

The kind of matter and energy we can see and touch – whether it is in the form of atoms and molecules, or heat and light, only forms a tiny proportion of the content of the Universe, only about 5%. Over a quarter is dark matter, which is totally invisible but whose gravitational attraction can be detected; while over two thirds is dark energy, a force that pushes the Universe to expand ever faster.
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The Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MAPS) Faculty office is located on Gower Street in London. Maps to UCL can be found here along with a UCL route finder.

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Contact Details

MAPS Faculty Office
1st floor, South Wing,
Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
Tel: 020 7679 7235
      (internal ext: 37235)
Fax: 020 7916 4653
Email: office.maps@ucl.ac.uk
Web: www.ucl.ac.uk/maps-faculty
Chemistry
Christopher Ingold Laboratories
20 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 4637
      (internal ext: 24637)
Fax: +44 (0)20 7679 7463
Email: chemistry@ucl.ac.uk
Web: www.ucl.ac.uk/chemistry

Earth Sciences
UCL
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT

The Earth Sciences department is split over several locations:
  - South Wing
  - Kathleen Lonsdale Building
  - Pearson Building
  - Lewis's Building
Visitors should enter the Quadrangle from Gower Street.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 2363
Fax: +44 (0)20 7679 4166
Email: earthsci@ucl.ac.uk
Web: www.ucl.ac.uk/es
Mathematics
25 Gordon Street (UCL Union Building),
floors 5 - 8
London, WC1H 0AY
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7679 2839/2894
Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7383 5519
Email: maths@ucl.ac.uk
Email: admissions@math.ucl.ac.uk
Web: www.ucl.ac.uk/mathematics
Physics & Astronomy
Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 7155
Fax: +44 (0)20 7679 7145
Web: www.phys.ucl.ac.uk
Science & Technology Studies
22 Gordon Square,
London, WC1H 0AW
Tel: 020 7679 1328
Fax: 020 7916 2425
Email: sts@ucl.ac.uk
Web: www.ucl.ac.uk/sts
Space & Climate Physics
Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Holmbury St. Mary
Dorking
Surrey RH5 6NT
Tel: +44 (0)1483 204100
Fax: +44 (0)1483 278312
Web: www.ucl.ac.uk/mssl
Statistical Science
1-19 Torrington Place (first floor),
London, WC1E 7HB
Tel: (+44 20) 7679 1872/1881
Fax: (+44 20) 7383 4703
Web: www.ucl.ac.uk/stats

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