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Shedding light on dark matter

Fri, 04 May 2012 04:17:04 CDT
By: IPR's Rich Egger

Shedding light on dark matter Dark matter is all around us, but we cannot see it. The observations that led to its discovery happened in the 1930s. However, it was generally treated as an observational error until the '70s. Since then, scientists have placed a greater emphasis on trying to unlock its mysteries. IPR's Rich Egger talks with one of those researchers, Matthew Walker, who grew up in west central Illinois.


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