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.
More Dark Matter in Dwarf Galaxies
Hi Particlebiters, This is part 2 in my “series” on dark matter in dwarf galaxies. In my previous post, I explainedRead more.
Uncovering a Higgs Hiding Behind Backgrounds
Hello particle munchers, Last time I discussed the Higgs boson decay into photons, i.e. `shining light on the Higgs boson‘. ThisRead more.
Cosmic Microwave Background: The Role of Particles in Astrophysics
Over the past decade, a new trend has been emerging in physics, one that is motivated by several key questions:Read more.
A Tau Neutrino Runs into a Candy Shop…
Tau events in the IceCube ultra high energy neutrino detector can be classified depending on how the 'double bang' isRead more.
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