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
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.
Honey I shrunk the particles!
The University of Melbourne's Matt Faria needed an accessible way to test nanoparticle crystal formation in zero-gravity. So he skydived in the name of science.
Chasing the secrets of the universe
Particle physicist Dr Phillip Urquijo is leading a team of 600 scientists in a quest that could discover the next Higgs boson.