The Lighter Side of Dark Matter

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

October 31 was Halloween, but did you know it was also Dark Matter Day? Since Oct. 31, 2017 Dark Matter Day has been a globally recognized celebration of the hunt for mysterious dark matter, which makes up about 85 percent of the total mass of the universe. In this video from a Q&A livestreamed yesterday, Berkeley Lab’s Dan McKinsey, Simone Pagan-Griso, and Matt Pyle of the Physics Division share their expertise and insights about dark matter and the experiments designed to search for it. 

Watch the video below.