Direct search for Dark Matter with the DarkSide experiment

Understanding the “Dark Matter” that constitutes about 1/4 of our Universe is one of the most important challenges in modern cosmology. No direct evidence of its constituents exists yet, although its existence is well established by cosmological data. Several candidates of dark matter are proposed, the most studied ones being large mass particles that interact only by weak interaction: WIMPS (Weakly Interacting Massive Particles).


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