Tag Archives: dark matter

Focus: Why are bubbles round?

I may not have added to this blog for quite some time, but I have been writing… For example, there was this paper on LHC data and composite Dark Matter. Perhaps more accessibly, I have been writing some little physics … Continue reading

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Dark words

At the Cosmic Shambles Network. * Note added after some discussion with colleagues: The FCC document on which I think the Nature article relies says “The FCC-hh would essentially provide a comprehensive search for WIMP DM”. The word “essentially” seems important here; I … Continue reading

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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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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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