By observing galactic motions and from cosmology we know that there is a mass in the Universe that we cannot observe so far. It is called dark matter, as opposed to bright stars. It could be some kind of elementary particles.
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Homepage of the CRESST experiment (Cryogenic Rare Event Search with Superconducting Thermometers), a European collaboration to search for particle constituents of dark matter in the Gran Sasso laboratories.
Description of dark matter, its properties and consequences. Includes texts, plots, graphs and schematics. By Martin White (University of California, Berkeley).
Elementary introduction to dark matter, suitable for a general audience. The pages are part of the public outreach effort of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and hosted by Harvard University.
Transcript of an on-air discussion between physicists Michio Kaku and Stuart Samuel on the subject of dark matter. Suitable for a general audience. Aired on WBAI's "Explorations in Science" on December 3, 1997.
Article about the discovery of, and early research on, dark matter by Zwicky, Smith, Babcock and Oort in the 1930's and 1940's. By Sidney van den Bergh (Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada).
J. R. Brownstein's Ph.D. Thesis on the modified gravity alternative explanation to dark matter, and a core-modified dark matter fitting formula.
Review article on particle dark matter, with a focus on experimental searches. Suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates. By Gianfranco Bertone, Dan Hooper and Joseph Silk.
Concise illustrated overview of the current status of dark matter. Some basic previous knowledge of astronomy is needed. By Mike Guidry (University of Tennessee, Knoxville).
Video of a talk given by Stanford physicist Patricia Burchat at the 2008 TED conference.
One-page explanation of dark matter from the Usenet Physics FAQ, written by Scott I. Chase.
Homepage of a collaborative experiment that searches for dark matter constituents. Includes information about the experiment, the collaborators in the UK, Portugal, and Russia, and publications.
As part of Scientific American's "Ask the Experts" series, physicists Rhett Herman of Radford University and Shane L. Larson of Montana State University give an accessible account of the evidence for dark matter. (June 15, 1998)
J. R. Brownstein's Ph.D. Thesis on the modified gravity alternative explanation to dark matter, and a core-modified dark matter fitting formula.
Description of dark matter, its properties and consequences. Includes texts, plots, graphs and schematics. By Martin White (University of California, Berkeley).
Concise illustrated overview of the current status of dark matter. Some basic previous knowledge of astronomy is needed. By Mike Guidry (University of Tennessee, Knoxville).
Video of a talk given by Stanford physicist Patricia Burchat at the 2008 TED conference.
Elementary introduction to dark matter, suitable for a general audience. The pages are part of the public outreach effort of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and hosted by Harvard University.
One-page explanation of dark matter from the Usenet Physics FAQ, written by Scott I. Chase.
Homepage of a collaborative experiment that searches for dark matter constituents. Includes information about the experiment, the collaborators in the UK, Portugal, and Russia, and publications.
Review article on particle dark matter, with a focus on experimental searches. Suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates. By Gianfranco Bertone, Dan Hooper and Joseph Silk.
Article about the discovery of, and early research on, dark matter by Zwicky, Smith, Babcock and Oort in the 1930's and 1940's. By Sidney van den Bergh (Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada).
Transcript of an on-air discussion between physicists Michio Kaku and Stuart Samuel on the subject of dark matter. Suitable for a general audience. Aired on WBAI's "Explorations in Science" on December 3, 1997.
Homepage of the CRESST experiment (Cryogenic Rare Event Search with Superconducting Thermometers), a European collaboration to search for particle constituents of dark matter in the Gran Sasso laboratories.
As part of Scientific American's "Ask the Experts" series, physicists Rhett Herman of Radford University and Shane L. Larson of Montana State University give an accessible account of the evidence for dark matter. (June 15, 1998)
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