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The Next Frontier in Searching for Dark Matter

Colloquium Preview

Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Speaker: Rouven Essig, Stony Brook University


Dark matter makes up 85% of the matter in our Universe, but we have yet to learn its identity. A broad array of search strategies are needed to probe for non-gravitational interactions between dark matter and ordinary matter. While most searches focus on Weakly Interacting Massive Particles

(WIMPs) with masses between 1 GeV and 1 TeV, it is imperative to also consider other dark matter candidates. In this talk, I will give a broad overview of the next frontier in searching for


David Wineland Public Talk

Physics is co-sponsoring a public presentation by Nobel Laureate David Wineland on May 30 at 7PM. Read all about it here.

Note that the public talk is in addition to the Physics Colloquium that Dr WIneland  will be presenting at 4PM that day.


UO Undergraduate Physics/Math Major, Manju Bangalore, Featured in an ‘Around the O’ Article

University of Oregon junior Manju Bangalore has been selected as a finalist for the nationally competitive Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Bangalore, a double major in mathematics and physics from Corvallis, hopes to become an astronaut and science policy advisor.

You can read the full article here: