Category Archives: Particle Physics

Cease using the phrase “Standard Model” for a theory we know to be incorrect.

Things James Wells writes are usually worth reading, and this is no exception. Highly recommended to anyone (like me) who is thinking a lot about the current state, and future, of particle physics. Or who is just interested in how … Continue reading

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Things beginning with P

I occasionally get asked, since the LHC is not currently providing collisions, what we’re actually doing now. Answers include Protons, Papers, Poppadoms, Preparation, Python, Pictures and Philip Pullman.

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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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A Meta-Analysis Of LHC Results

This article on the arXiv today seems interesting. I like this kind of meta-analysis. But two thing leap out at me.

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