News Media

Media Coverage

Science News – Mysterious neutrino surplus hints at the existence of new particles – June 1

Science Magazine – Signal from age of the first stars could shake up search for dark matter – February 28

2017

OC Register – Hundreds gather at UCI to witness ‘Great American Eclipse’ – August 22

Inside Higher Education – Scientists Who Have Had Enough – June 30

Interviewed by BBC Newshour regarding candidate X-ray signal of dark matter – (20 million listeners) – February 2

2016

Scientific American – Physics Confronts Its Heart of Darkness – August 31

Nature – Icy telescope throws cold water on sterile neutrino theory – August 8 (reprinted in Scientific American)

Science News – Debate accelerates on universe’s expansion speed – July 22

Scientific American – Doomed Spacecraft Shows Tantalizing Hints of Surprising Black Hole Behavior – July 7

Inside Science News – Physicists Look Beyond WIMPs For Dark Matter – April 28

Nature – Measurement of Universe’s expansion rate creates cosmological puzzle – April 11

2015

Scientific American – Mysterious Glow at Milky Way’s Center Could Be Dark Matter or Hidden Pulsars – November 18

New Scientist – Bright light may not be dark matter’s smoking gun after all
– October 29

Science Magazine – Have physicists seen the dying flash of dark matter? – October 1

Science Magazine News – X-ray signal from outer space points to dark matter – September 25

Union of Concerned Scientists’ Science Network Profile – March 17

Nature – “Crunch time for pet theory on dark matter” – January 21

2014

American Physical Society Journals Viewpoint – “X-Ray Line May Have Dark Matter Origin” – December 15

Science News – “Gamma rays offer mixed messages on identity of dark matter” – November 4

Scientific American – “Evidence Builds for Dark Matter Explosions at the Milky Way’s Core” – October 28

New Scientist – “Fresh hints of dark matter at Milky Way’s core” – October 27

American Physical Society Journals Synopsis: “Sterile Neutrino as Dark Matter Candidate” – April 24

Scientific American – “Dark Matter May Be Destroying Itself in Milky Way’s Core” – April 8

Quanta Magazine – “Case for Dark Matter Signal Strengthens” – March 3

2013

BRAVO UCI – Distinguished Award for Assistant Professor in Research – December 20

2012

Discover Magazine – #8 Breakthrough of the Year – “Mapping the Dark Cosmos” – December 21

Space.com – “Dark Matter Exposed? Gamma-Ray Find Excites Scientists”
August 15

OC Register – “UCI Find: A glimpse of mysterious ‘dark matter?’”Local Copy – August 13

Science Magazine – Gamma-Ray Glow Hints at Dark Matter in the Center of Our Galaxy – July 27