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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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10 January 2012: UCL Vice-Provost (Research) responds to minister’s Our Hi-Tech Future speech

Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), comments on the recent speech, Our Hi-Tech Future, by the Minister of State for Universities & Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts: More...

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