A A A

Picture of the Week

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.
More...

View all pictures of the week

Flickr

Archive of MAPS News in UCL

<< 2012 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2014 >>

26 March 2013: Call for proposals: UCL–French Embassy science and technology workshops

UCL researchers are invited to submit funding proposals to run collaborative science and/or technology workshops as part of the UCL–French Embassy partnership. More...

13 March 2013: UCL Open Access Guidelines and Publishing Guide

UCL guidelines on open access and a publishing guide are available to UCL researchers. More...

<< 2012 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2014 >>