LSST Dark Matter Workshop 2019

5-7 August 2019; University of Chicago - Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, Chicago, IL

Dark matter constitutes roughly 85% of the matter density of the Universe, and represents a critical gap in our understanding of fundamental physics. Despite extensive experimental efforts, the only robust, positive empirical measurement of dark matter continues to come from cosmological and astrophysical observations. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) offers a versatile platform to investigate dark matter. This workshop focused on new ideas for probing the fundamental nature of dark matter with LSST and other future observations.

More information on the LSST dark matter effort can be found at https://lsstdarkmatter.github.io

Workshop information may be found here.

LSSTC Support: $6,439

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