Lindsey Bignell next to the ANU's 14UD particle accelerator at the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility, which he uses to understand the response of the dark matter detector to different types of particles. Photo: Lannon Harley

Lindsey Bignell next to the ANU's 14UD particle accelerator at the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility, which he uses to understand the response of the dark matter detector to different types of particles. Photo: Lannon Harley

Space frontier, down a gold mine

Scientists will build a research lab at the bottom of a gold mine in country Victoria in an effort to crack one of the Universe’s biggest mysteries.  Will Wright reports.