Category Archives: Astrophysics

The science stories that shaped 2019

In the Observer, with a contribution from me.

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Summer Highlights

One of the highlights of my summer was giving the “Highlights” talk at the end of the European Physical Society’s High Energy Physics meeting in Ghent. I wrote something about it here and here already, but today my write up of … Continue reading

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Another Hot Mess

Exotic matter takes centre stage in this second instalment of highlights from the big summer High Energy Physics conference. At the Cosmic Shambles Network.

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Exploring the “Higgs Portal”

The Higgs boson is unique. Does it open a door to Dark Matter? All known fundamental particles acquire mass by interacting with the Higgs boson. Actually, more correctly, they interact with a quantum field which is present even in “empty” … Continue reading

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