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Theory, experiment and supersymmetry

I am dismayed by the plethora of null results coming out of my experiment, as well as from our friendly rivals, at the Large Hadron Collider. Don’t get me wrong, null results are important and it is a strength of … Continue reading

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Neutrinos, antimatter, and science as a holistic detective agency

‘Holistic’ is a much abused word. Like ‘quantum’ and ‘paradigm’, it is beloved of snake-oil sellers of many types. But some kind of interconnectedness forms a key part of science’s defence against spurious results and crackpots. Two new scientific results … Continue reading

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Dark Matter: An Axion to grind?

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Symmetry, and breaking it

How symmetries, and broken symmetries, help physics to be objective and help me to keep my equanimity At the Guardian.

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