Category Archives: Philosophy

Composite Dark Matter, for example

Yesterday I had a brief chat with Faculti about a paper I wrote with some collaborators last year. In the paper, we were looking at what collider data (specifically from the Large Hadron Collider) could tell us about a relatively-little-studied … Continue reading

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Is pink a real colour?

This is an important physics question, on which I gave an opinion in BBC Science Focus. This week, after the fun travels of the previous week, I have mostly been marking Mathematical Methods III exams. I don’t really have anything … Continue reading

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Vector-like Quarks

My colleagues and I have a new paper on the arXiv today on New sensitivity of current LHC measurements to vector-like quarks. Vector-like quarks are hypothetical  particles that appear in some extensions of the Standard Model. Such extensions are continually being … Continue reading

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Book Shambles

I did a Book Shambles with Robin Ince and Josie Long, which you can hear here. Hear hear. Ostensibly we were discussing “A Map of the Invisible”, though it starts with me denying the allotment allegation, and pretty much shambles … Continue reading

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