What could be more daunting than searching for an invisible particle — one so elusive that physicists had no evidence of its existence until 1956?
Numerous experiments have been dedicated to the search for dark matter, but the strange substance remains frustratingly elusive. Annika Peter, assistant professor, physics, astronomy, believes teamwork may be the key to moving forward.
In Prof. John Beacom’s introductory physics course, a student made a short video of him doing a lecture demonstration. This was uploaded to a Chinese social-media site, where it went viral, so far with 21 million views, 1.2 million likes, and 4,800 comments.