Member of SCNAT

CHIPP is an association uniting researchers active in particle, astroparticle and nuclear physics in Switzerland. It strengthens the Swiss participation in international projects and committees, coordinates research and teaching activities in Switzerland, and promotes public awareness of the field.more

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Dark Matter Day 2023
Image: CERN

Invisible dark matter makes up most of the universe. But how do we know it exists?

❓ How do we know #DarkMatter exists?

❓ How do we look for it? 🤔

To find out, join us 9 November at 2:00 pm CET for a live conversation on Twitter/X Spaces. In celebration of #DarkMatterDay2023, we have asked physicists from laboratories and experiments across Europe, who are doing research into dark matter, to answer all your questions. Use the hashtag #AskAPhysicist and tell us what you want to know.

from CHIPP:
Martina Mongillo & Benjamin Banto Oberhauser (NA64) from ETH Zurich
Andrei Tykhonov (DAMPE) Professor from Geneva



Gabriela Araujo, she also competes in science communication contests like Famelab

CHIPP prize 2024: When physics comes to life

Congratulations to Gabriela Rodrigues Araujo, this year’s winner of the CHIPP prize for the best thesis in particle physics! Gabriela is a neutrino explorer – exploring those events whose particular

Image: Gabriela Araujo


23 January 2020