Podcast: Debating Dark Matter – Axions and WIMPS

It's thought that dark matter makes up 85% of the universe, but to date there has been no conclusive proof of its existence. In this podcast, University of Sheffield particle physicists Professor Dan Tovey and Dr Ed Daw debate two competing theories that might explain dark matter – axions and weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs).

You can listen to their discussion on this webpage, or download it on Apple Podcasts.

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Study opportunity: 

MSc(Res) Particle Physics

Academic staff:

Professor Dan Tovey

Dr Ed Daw