Monthly Archives: October 2011

Standard Model Tutorials for the Masses (…er, sorry about the pun…)

Flip Tanedo (along with some of his colleagues) from the US/LHC team has posted an excellent series of tutorials on the Standard Model at the Quantum Diaries blog. Non-mathematical in nature, this series of blog entries systematically delves into some … Continue reading

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ICARUS Nixes OPERA’s Superluminal Neutrino Result

As described here, the OPERA project at Gran Sasso Laboratories recently published an article describing what appears to have been the detection of superluminal neutrinos coming from CERN. As Tommaso Dorigo explains in this blog post, new results from the … Continue reading

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And the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics Goes To….

The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to  Saul Perlmutter, Adam Riess and Brian Schmidt. Riess and Schmidt were lead investigators on the High-Z Supernova Search collaboration, while Perlmutter was with the Supernova Cosmology Project. Back in 1998, both teams published papers indicating a remarkable discovery: … Continue reading

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