Tag Archives: string theory

The Landscape of New Physics

By Michael Krämer. At the Guardian.

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First evidence for string theory at the Large Hadron Collider

At the Guardian.

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Black holes turn into fuzzballs and destroy a thousand sci-fi plots

At the Guardian.

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String theory and colour-field splash

Using images and art to try and understand science can be helpful, misleading, flaky or fun. But it seems to be inescapable. So on a relaxing Saturday morning, where the fact that my daughter and I are recuperating from colds … Continue reading

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From liquid argon to M theory?

See also Chapter 2.6 of Smashing Physics. 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 … Continue reading

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God, Stephen Hawking and M-Theory

At The Guardian PS “Speak My Brains”, hat-tip to the Day Today.

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Supersymmetry: The Higgs boson’s flexible friend

This post is also on The Guardian. See also Chapter 3.5 of Smashing Physics. 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 … Continue reading

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