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Life, Physics and Everything

When the Guardian’s science blog network closes, Life & Physics will have been here for eight years. Physics has come a long way in that time, but there is (as always) more to be done… My sign-off from The Guardian.

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Two quarks for Muster Higgs

Since the big discovery of 2012, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN has been accumulating data and making steady progress. Two recent results establish the origins of the mass of the two heaviest quarks At the Guardian.

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What time is it and why?

The particles of which the universe is made don’t much care which way time goes. But we do, and so do the stars and the planets. At the Guardian.

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How much mass does the W boson have?

And why it matters Whenever I describe the fundamental forces to an audience that does not entirely consist of other particle physicists (happens more often that you might think), it is the weak force that causes trouble. Electromagnetism holds atoms … Continue reading

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