LIGO and Gravitational Waves: A Hep-ex perspective
The exciting Twitter rumors have been confirmed! On Thursday, LIGO finally announced the first direct observation of gravitational waves, aRead more.
A New Particle at LHC for Christmas??
Hello particle gobblers and happy new year from my new location at the University of Granada. In between presents and feasting,Read more.
Monojet Dark Matter Searches at the LHC
Now is a good time to be a dark matter experiment. The astrophysical evidence for its existence is almost undeniableRead more.
What Scientists Should Know About Science Hack Day
It's about casual brainstorming, "literature reviews" looking for existing off-the-shelf tools, bumping into experts and getting their feedback, the manyRead more.
Dark Photons from the Center of the Earth
Dark matter may be collecting in the center of the Earth. A recent paper explores way to detect its decayRead more.
How to Turn On a Supercollider
After two years of slumber, the world’s biggest particle accelerator has come back to life. This marks the official beginningRead more.
Prospects for the International Linear Collider
Title: “Physics Case for the International Linear Collider” Author: Linear Collider Collaboration (LCC) Physics Working Group Published: arXiV hep-ex 1506:05992 ForRead more.
A New Solution to the Hierarchy Problem?
Hello particle Chompers, Today I want to discuss a slightly more advanced topic which I will not be able toRead more.
A Quark Gluon Plasma Primer
Quark gluon plasma, affectionately known as QGP or “quark soup”, is a big deal, attracting attention from particle, nuclear, andRead more.
How much top quark is in the proton?
We know that protons are made up of two up quarks and a down quark. Each only weigh a fewRead more.
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