Category Archives: Particle Physics

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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Another pentaquark

I was earlier into work than usual this morning after talking about a new pentaquark discovered by LHCb and reported just now in the Moriond QCD meeting. Even so, when I got in, Ryan was already there, well into his … Continue reading

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Supersymmetry Redux

In the previous post, “Running over the same old ground?”, I outlined three types of reaction to the lack of evidence (so far, at the LHC) for physics beyond the Standard Model. A conversation afterward with Prof Michael Duff reminded … Continue reading

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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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