Monthly Archives: March 2012

Last Nail in the Coffin for Superluminal Neutrinos

The ICARUS Experiment, operating at the same Gran Sasso location as the OPERA Experiment, has conducted its own measurement of the speed of neutrinos from CERN, and the results are consistent with the neutrino velocity between constrained by the speed … Continue reading

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Is SUSY Dead Yet?

Maybe not, but SUSY (short for Supersymmetry) certainly seems to be in a coma. Supersymmetry is a family of proposed extensions to the Standard Model of Particle Physics hoped to address several shortcoming in the Standard Model, including the Hierarchy Problem (why quarks … Continue reading

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Excellent Overview of the Current State of the Search for the Higgs Boson

Howard E. Haber, “Viewpoint: Homing in on the Higgs Boson“. Physics 5, 32 (2012), DOI: 10.1103/Physics.5.32

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Book Review: Elementary Particles and the Laws of Physics

Elementary Particles and the Laws of Physics by Richard P. Feynman and Steven Weinberg (Cambridge University Press, 1987) is based upon lectures given by the authors in 1986 at Cambridge University as the inaugural entries in a series of endowed lectures in … Continue reading

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New CP Violation Results!

Back in November, I posted about results from the LHCb experiment indicating CP violations neutral D charmed meson decays. As it turns out, researchers on the CDF team at Fermilab have been pouring over data collected from the now-defunct Tevatron and … Continue reading

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