The Search for the Dark Matter: WIMPs and MACHOs

  title={The Search for the Dark Matter: WIMPs and MACHOs},
  author={Kim Griest},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • K. Griest
  • Published 13 March 1993
  • Physics
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Review talk presented at the Texas/PASCOS Symposium, Berkeley, CA, Dec 1992. We review the status of experiments and ideas relevant for the detection of the dark matter which is suspected to be the dominant constituent of the Universe. Great progress is being made and the chances are non-negligible that one of the many currently in-progress experiments will discover the nature of the dark matter. We discuss the main dark matter candidates, and review the experiments relevant to each of them. 
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