Tom Shutt hopes dark matter discovery comes in 2012

New year holds hope for particles, planets

The Columbus Dispatch: The search for dark matter—the essential, invisible glue that holds the universe together—is listed in a prediction of 2012 science discoveries. “We hope to be going into dark-matter-search mode by the early fall,” said Tom Shutt, associate professor of physics and co-founder of the Large Underground Xenon Detector experiment.