Category Archives: Particle Physics

Babbage @TheEconomist

Along with several colleagues, I was interviewed by my old Guardian Science Blog boss Alok Jha for two episodes of the Economist’s Babbage podcast, about the future of the LHC and beyond. If you subscribe to the Economist you can … Continue reading

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On the new CDF measurement of the W boson mass

Just before the LHC Run 3 restart, the big news in particle physics was (and probably still is) the new measurement of the mass of the W boson from the CDF experiment. I talked about it a week ago at … Continue reading

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LHC Run 3, the beginning

Today will be a busy day at CERN, with beams scheduled to go around the Large Hadron Collider tunnel, a big step towards the start of “Run 3”. This comes after a long, three year shutdown where, while struggling with … Continue reading

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Muon g-2

Obviously the big thing this week is the new measurement of the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon, at Fermilab. I’ve written about this experiment a few times before, see these articles. I haven’t had time to write anything about … Continue reading

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