Tag Archives: WIMPs

Dan Hooper on Light WIMPs

“The thermal abundance (“WIMP Miracle”) argument works roughly equally well for WIMPs with masses between ~1 GeV and several TeV, but historically, physicists have focused on ~40 GeV to ~1 TeV WIMPs, and papers have been written, analyses have been carried out, … Continue reading

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Gianfranco Bertone, “The moment of truth for WIMP Dark Matter”

Gianfranco Bertone, “The moment of truth for WIMP Dark Matter,” ArXiv, Nov. 17, 2010 [Nature 468: 389–393, 18 November 2010], tell us everything we want to know about WIMP particles as candidates for dark matter. Let us summarize the paper. We know … Continue reading

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