VIDEO: What does it take to find dark matter? Knowledge, skill and much patience

Video: Academic Affairs Communications, Research Communications and Public Relations

In theory, most of the cosmos is made of dark matter. However, scientists cannot see dark matter or prove that it exists. A research team at Texas A&M University, led by physicist Rupak Mahapatra, hopes to provide that proof. The team is building a device to detect dark matter as it passes through Earth.