Particle Physics Seminar, 19 Mar. 2003

Particle Physics Seminar

Date: Wednesday 19th March 2003

Title: Search for Wimps in the UK

Speaker: Dr Nigel Smith (RAL)

The search for WIMPs in the UK The current status of the search for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles, a hypothetical particle which is the leading candidate to explain the 'missing' mass in the Galaxy, is discussed, with a focus on the work undertaken at the Boulby salt mine in North Yorkshire. Current results from a liquid xenon detector developed by the UK groups will be outlined.

Particle Physics Seminars take place in room B02, Physics West, on Wednesdays at 1315, unless listed otherwise. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served at 1300.