750 GeV Bump Update
So, where do we stand today? After considering the data from 2015 (at 13 TeV center-of-mass energy) and 2012 (atRead more.
Probing the Standard Model with muons: new results from MEG
It turns out that many new physics models predict CLFV at levels that are within range of the next generationRead more.
Jets: From Energy Deposits to Physics Objects
Title: “Jet energy scale and resolution in the CMS experiment in pp collisions at 8 TeV” Author: The CMS CollaborationRead more.
The dawn of multi-messenger astronomy: using KamLAND to study gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226
By combining information from gravitational wave events with the detection of astrophysical neutrinos and electromagnetic signatures such as gamma rayRead more.
Discovery of a New Particle or a Sick and Twisted Santa?
Good day particle nibblers, The last time I was here I wrote about the potentially exciting “bump” which was observedRead more.
Dark matter or Pulsars?
The universe has a way of keeping scientists guessing. For over 70 years, scientists have been trying to understand theRead more.
The Fermi LAT Data Depicting Dark Matter Detection
The center of the galaxy is brighter than astrophysicists expected. Could this be the result of the self-annihilation of darkRead more.
Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: The Continuing Search for SUSY
Title: “Search for top squarks in final states with one isolated lepton, jets, and missing transverse momentum in √s = 13Read more.
Respecting your “Elders”
Theoretical physicists have designed a new way to explain the how dark matter interactions can explain the observed amount ofRead more.
QCD, CP, PQ, and the Axion
Before we dig into all the physics behind these acronyms (beyond SM physics! dark matter!), let’s start by breakingRead more.
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