Tag Archives: supersymmetry

From liquid argon to M theory?

Claiming to understand the universe from first principles is all very well, but the foundations have to be built on experiment and observation. And it is slow, hard work. Even in Pisa. Continued at The Guardian.

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Supersymmetry – the end of the line?

Slightly expanded version of this post now available on The Guardian. The conference on “Supersymmetry and the Unification of Fundamental Interactions“, which my colleagues and I organised in Bonn, finished yesterday. The entire week I was thinking I would drop into bed … Continue reading

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Europe by Physics and Train

This post is now also on The Guardian. Back in Geneva after the SUSY meeting in Bonn and a day in the mountains. The return journey wasn’t as pleasant as the outward one. The train didn’t turn up at Bonn … Continue reading

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Supersymmetry: The Higgs boson’s flexible friend

This post is also on The Guardian. Next week I am giving a talk a the SUSY 2010 conference in Bonn. It is a bit weird that there have been seventeen of these annual SUSY (for “SUperSYmmetry”), meetings, even though there is … Continue reading

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