Dark Matter in the Front Line

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francecultureFrance Culture in partnership with  Pour la Science magazine (French edition of Scientific American) invited  Richard Taillet from the LAPTh Astrophysics and Cosmology Team and Professor at Universit√© de Savoie to talk  about Dark Matter Hunting in Underground Experiments. He reviewed the human challenges and the  technological infrastructure that are put in place today in the search of the missing dark matter of the universe. Thanks to more and  more precise instruments installed in old mines, physicists are searching for the elusive dark matter. With detector sensitivity  increasing the noose is tightening around this hypothetical component of the Universe ....

Listen to the radio programme  (Richard talks at 45 minutes into the programme)

Read "The Underground Hunters for Dark Matter" by Richard Taillet in "Pour la Science"