Rashied Amini

Rashied Amini is a graduate student in physics at Washington University in St. Louis.

Posts by Rashied Amini

Science Spoken Here?

Rashied Amini argues that, while the public’s knowledge of science is woefully inadequate, scientists must learn to bridge divides of religion and a media world prone to sensationalism if the situation is to improve.

Dark Matter, Meet PAMELA

Is the story of the discovery of the neutrino a case study for finding dark matter? Yes and no. Sometimes the scientific method is predictable, as was demonstrated by neutrinos. Other times, unexpected results pop up.

Dark Matter, Part II

“Dark matter” has been identified in its interactions with other matter, but not identified as to its true nature. Rashied Amini explores promising candidates and theories for dark matter.