JSI Dwarf Galaxy Conference (Day 3)

Annapolis, Maryland Joe Silk, "DM Annihilations as a Probe of CDM Substructure"
  • Proposing to use the Sun as a WIMP detector above 4 GeV (less massive ones are evaporated).
  • If WIMPs are low-mass (5-10 GeV) and trapped, they will lower the central temperature of the Sun.
  • Energetic neutrinos from WIMPs trapped in the Sun?  Detectable by AMANDA or IceCube?
  • Sommerfeld effect: boosting … Continue Reading ››