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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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Provost's Teaching Award 2010

23 August 2010

The Provost's Teaching awards 2010 have just been announced, and a member of staff from the Department of Chemistry has been successful.

Congratulations goes to Dr Mike Porter who has received an award in the Experienced Academic Staff category. 

Further information regarding the Provost's Teaching Awards can be found here.

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