Mark Vogelsberger wins 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for simulating a “fuzzy” universe

Associate professor of physics shares the honor with colleague Phillip Mocz for their novel dark matter research.

Kelso Harper | MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research • mit
Jan. 14, 2021 ~3 min

Pulling the secrets of dark matter out of a hat

Grad student Chiara Salemi and Professor Lindley Winslow use the ABRACADABRA instrument to reveal insights into dark matter.

Fernanda Ferreira | School of Science • mit
Dec. 2, 2020 ~9 min

This is how a “fuzzy” universe may have looked

Scientists simulate early galaxy formation in a universe of dark matter that is ultralight, or “fuzzy,” rather than cold or warm.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 3, 2019 ~9 min

Dark matter experiment finds no evidence of axions

In its first run, ABRACADABRA detects no signal of the hypothetical dark matter particle within a specific mass range.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
March 29, 2019 ~8 min

Modeling the universe | MIT News

MIT's Mark Vogelsberger and an international astrophysics team have created a new model pointing to black holes’ role in galaxy formation.

Julia Keller | School of Science • mit
Jan. 31, 2018 ~7 min

Tracy Slatyer wins Future of Science Award | MIT News

Julia C. Keller | School of Science • mit
May 18, 2017 ~2 min