29 July 2019 to 2 August 2019
Northeastern University
US/Eastern timezone

Dark Matter: Direct Detection

30 Jul 2019, 09:10
Blackman Auditorium (Ell Hall) (Northeastern University)

Blackman Auditorium (Ell Hall)

Northeastern University

Oral Presentation Plenary Sessions


Kaixuan Ni


We have a big problem in understanding the most abundant mass content in the Universe: dark matter. Despite several decades of experimental effort with hundreds of million dollars of investment, there is still no observation of direct interaction of dark matter with sensitive detectors at deep underground labs worldwide. Are we going to hit the unavoidable neutrino background soon? Shall we look for heavy or light dark matter? I will review the most recent results from dark matter direct detection experiments and discuss some new efforts that have the potential to break the silence in the next few years.

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