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First Results Reported from PandaX Dark Matter Search Involving U-M Scientists

The U-M team includes Professor Wolfgang Lorenzon, Professor Gregory Tarlé, Research Scientist Michael Schubnell, Postdoctoral Fellow Kirill Pushkin, and Graduate Student Scott Stephenson.

Cool Gas and Active Galaxies

Cool (blue & green) gas condenses near the center of the galaxy. Hot (dark red) jets from the SMBH interact with the warm gas in the galaxy.

MIRA Conferences

August 8-12, 2016
Michigan League

The 20th annual international Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology (COSMO-16) will be held at the Michigan League on the campus of the University of Michigan. The meeting is hosted by the Physics Department of the University of Michigan, with further support from the Michigan Institute for Research in Astrophysics (MIRA) and the Oskar Klein Center at Stockholm University. The COSMO series is one of the major venues of interaction between cosmologists and particle physicists. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Dark matter
  • Dark energy
  • Results from CMB and LSS experiments and from dark matter searches
  • Particle astrophysics
  • Results from the Large Hadron Collider

Detailed Information:   COSMO-16

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