Cosmic frontier

We're involved in direct searches for dark matter particles, and searches for sources of gravitational waves.

Illustration of two black holes orbiting each other, emitting gravitational waves.

Dark matter searches

Gravitational Wave Research Group

  • Member group of the LIGO scientific collaboration:
  • Funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council:

Research projects:


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