Wall Street Journal Features Physics Professor's Research

A sketch of the outer detector of Italy's Gran Sasso National Laboratory. Submitted by Dr. Drew Alton.

International research on dark matter conducted at Italy's Gran Sasso National Laboratory and featuring work by Dr. Drew Alton, chair and associate professor of physics at Augustana (pictured at right), is detailed in a new article by the Wall Street Journal.Dr. Drew Alton

"A Cosmic Quest for Dark Matter," by WSJ reporter Gautam Naik, explores how "scientists are hunting one of the biggest prizes in physics: tiny particles called wimps that could unlock some of the universe’s oldest secrets."