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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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MAPS Faculty Mechanical Workshop Facilities

2 October 2012

The MAPS Faculty Mechanical Workshop Facilities are under review and we would appreciate your input. We have compiled a short questionnaire that will take less than 1 minute to complete if you do not use the facility and up to 10 minutes if you do.

Questionnaire: https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=19347

Enrolment key: northeast

Select ‘student’ enrolment, not ‘guest’

Such a review is important to ensure that the Mechanical Workshop meets the changing needs of the Faculty.

Thank you for your input into this important exercise.

Helen Fielding (Chemistry), Ferruccio Renzoni (Physics), Ruben Saakyan (Physics) and Robert Gollay (MAPS workshop)

MAPS Faculty Mechanical Workshop Committee

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