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Shedding Light on Dark Matter

The Sound of Ideas
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 9:00 am
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You can't see it, nor can you touch it, still, some scientists say dark matter accounts for the overwhelming majority of mass in our universe. Others have a counter argument. See, scientists believe dark matter exists because that's the only way to explain the gravitational movements of huge bodies like galaxies. But what if it turned out we got gravity all wrong? Are you in the dark about dark matter? So are we, but we'll shed some light on it Monday morning at nine.

Dark Matter detectors:

The Universe:

Guests

Chris Mihos, Professor of Astronomy, Case Western Reserve University
Dan Akerib, Chairman of Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University
Stacy McGaugh, Associate Professor of Astronomy, University of Maryland

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