From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), this brochure describes the leading role played by UK scientists and engineers at universities, observatories and research council establishments in the search for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs). The UK's dark matter experiment, at Boulby Mine in North Yorkshire, currently employs three WIMP detectors using different materials. Information in this resource describes their work and how it may lead to a greater understanding of dark matter in the cosmos. STFC is a part of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) partnership of research councils.

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