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Is pink a real colour?

This is an important physics question, on which I gave an opinion in BBC Science Focus. This week, after the fun travels of the previous week, I have mostly been marking Mathematical Methods III exams. I don’t really have anything … Continue reading

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The clues that tell us when the Universe began

All being well, I’ll be in CERN tomorrow for the first time since the end of 2019. Given how routine this used to be, I am surprisingly nervous and excited (and less surprisingly resentful of the extra brexit-induced paperwork involved). … 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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