Dark Matter and the LHC

Speaker:Prof. Jonathan Feng
Affiliation:Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine,
Location:Lidow Rosen Auditorium (323)
Abstract:Dark matter makes up a quarter of the Universe, but it
cannot be any of the known particles. Dark matter is now a leading
motivation to look for new particles, and the search has gone into
high gear with spectacular progress in dedicated searches, as well as
the start of the LHC. I will describe the interplay of dark matter
searches and particle colliders, the current status and upcoming
prospects, and also some more speculative ideas of what the future may