Archinect - News 2017-10-22T20:48:51-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/67000164/inside-three-vast-halls Inside three vast halls Nam Henderson 2013-02-06T11:27:00-05:00 >2013-02-06T12:59:34-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ot/oty4n91omla1c5na.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ot/oty4n91omla1c5na.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ot/oty4n91omla1c5na.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ot/oty4n91omla1c5na.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>As dark matter particles steam through the detector, scientists hope that a few will collide with the argon atoms. This will generate two flashes of light - one in the liquid argon and another in the gas - which will be detected by the receptors.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/65714000/jpg/_65714169_dark_matter_624.jpg"></p> <p> Rebecca Morelle visits the Gran Sasso National Laboratory a man-made cavern, deep beneath a mountain, designed by scientists hoping to shed light on one of the most mysterious substances in our Universe - dark matter. Physicists are hoping to detect WIMPS (Weakly Interacting Massive Particles).</p>