dark matter

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The light of lone stars helps astronomers trace the distribution of dark matter in massive galaxy clusters – thanks to a new method discovered by UNSW scientists.

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Professor Lisa Randall of Harvard University spoke to CSIRO/UNSW's Associate Professor Lisa Harvey Smith about the strange nature of our Universe before her ThinkInc talk at Sydney's Seymour Centre.

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Could dark matter have triggered the extinction of the dinosaurs? Do extra dimensions exist? And what comes after the discovery of the Higgs boson? Harvard University’s Lisa Randall ponders the strange nature of the Universe.

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Eminent Australian astronomer Ken Freeman – an expert on the invisible dark matter pervading the universe – will be awarded the Dirac Medal at UNSW this week and deliver the 2016 Dirac Lecture.