Digging deep for dark matter
A lab down an Australian gold mine may make one of the biggest scientific discoveries ever – proving dark matter exists, says University of Melbourne expert.
Using neutron stars to detect dark matter
Neutron stars can theoretically be used to detect dark matter and University of Melbourne researchers are refining the calculations to find the elusive particle
Exploring the most unknown universe
Exhibitions in the NGV Triennial explore how around 95 per cent of the universe is still a mystery awaiting discovery, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Catching sight of dark matter
One the biggest challenges in research this century is to understand the nature of dark matter, explains University of Melbourne's Professor Elisabetta Barberio
The dark matter detective
The University of Melbourne's Professor Elisabetta Barberio is leading groundbreaking Australian research in the hunt for elusive dark matter.
The next big scientific thing
As National Science Week celebrates scientific discovery in Australia, University of Melbourne experts look at what the next big thing in science could be.
Finding dark matter in the dark
University of Melbourne physicists are working in a laboratory 1000 metres below ground in a gold mine, to confirm the existence of mysterious dark matter
From gravitational waves to mobile phones: 50 years of physics
To celebrate 50 years of the July Lectures in Physics at the University of Melbourne, we look back at four physics discoveries that have changed our world.