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Dark Matter Searches with Celestial Bodies

Rebecca Leane


Stars and planets can be ideal playgrounds to discover dark matter. In this talk, I will review a range of dark matter searches using celestial objects, including exoplanets, solar-system planets, and our Sun. I will also discuss a new framework to describe what happens when dark matter is captured inside these objects, and the implications for dark matter search strategies, including new sensitivities with quantum devices on Earth.

Date: Tuesday, 1 November 2022
Time: 15:30
Where: McGill University
  Bell Room (Rutherford Physics Building, room 103)

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