Opening of - "Cosmos & Culture: how astronomy has shaped our world" exhibition.  Pictured, DRIFT 1 dark matter detector Opening of - "Cosmos & Culture: how astronomy has shaped our world" exhibition.  Pictured, DRIFT 1 dark matter detector

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Opening of - "Cosmos & Culture: how astronomy has shaped our world" exhibition. Pictured, DRIFT 1 dark matter detector
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Opening of - "Cosmos & Culture: how astronomy has shaped our world" exhibition. Pictured, DRIFT 1 dark matter detector
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

DRIFT-1 (Directional Recoil Identification From Tracks ) dark matter detector, designed and constructed by the Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, University of Sheffield, 1999-2000. Used at the underground laboratory in Boulby Potash Mine near Middlesbrough, 2000-2004.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
2009-59
type:
dark matter detector
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
University of Sheffield