TeVPA 2015 conference in Tokyo

The TeVPA conference was held this year at the Univ. of Tokyo, and it was opened by 2015 Nobel prize laureate Prof. Kajita. A warm thank you to the organizers on behalf of the scientific organizing committee. Click on the conference photo to visit the TeVPA'15 website and see the slides of all presentations.

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Book prize for "Behind the Scenes of the Universe"

The French edition of the popular science book “Behind the Scenes of the Universe: from the Higgs to Dark Matter”, published by Dunod, has won the “Ciel et Espace” prize for the best astronomy book.

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My research program aims to identify the nature of Dark Matter particles through a combined analysis of the experimental results of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, and of the upcoming generation of Astroparticle experiments.
Follow this link to learn more about my popular science book "Behind the Scenes of the Universe - From the Higgs to Dark Matter", and for other resources for popular science.
My research group is partially supported through a grant of the European Research Council. The title of the project refers to WIMPs, an acronym for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles, and to καιρός an ancient Greek word meaning the right or opportune moment.
I am an Associate Professor in the new center of excellence of the University of Amsterdam, GRAPPA (Gravitation, AstroParticle Physics Amsterdam).