Category Archives: Politics

Reinterpreting Results

I’m Down South this week at Imperial College, for a meeting on “(Re)interpreting the results of new physics searches at the LHC”. Given the lack of obvious signs of physics beyond the Standard Model (particularly supersymmetry at accessible energies), theoretical … Continue reading

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Going through GVA

In Geneva airport they’ve had a “Swiss/EU/UK” line at passport control for a long time, even before our act of self harm in 2016. Yesterday evening I noticed the UK flag had been taped over.

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Running over the same old ground?

Last week I was in CERN for various meetings. Rather unexpectedly, these included one with Roger Waters in which I totally failed to say “Welcome to the Machine” at the right moment. The main business was CERN’s Scientific Policy Committee, … Continue reading

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Conceptual design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN

This conceptual design report came out today. It looks like an impressive amount of work and although I am familiar with some of its contents, it will take time to digest, and I will undoubtedly be writing more about it … Continue reading

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