Tag Archives: supersymmetry

Dark Matter: An Axion to grind?

At the Guardian.

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Symmetry, and breaking it

At the Guardian.

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Majorana particles – Fundamentally confusing

At the Guardian.

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Ambulance-chasing Large Hadron Collider collisions

By Ben Allanach. At the Guardian.

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Is naturalness already hidden within the Standard Model?

At the Guardian.

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Searching for supersymmetry: some frustration but no despair

By Michael Krämer, at the Guardian.

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New rare decay tightens the screw on supersymmetry

At the Guardian.

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Desperately seeking SUSY

Also at the Guardian. We discovered a new particle this summer, and it looks a lot like the Higgs boson, but theoretical physicists are not happy. There is a fundamental reason for their discomfort, which is known as the “Higgs … Continue reading

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Is nature natural?

At the Guardian. See also Chapter 7.5 of Smashing Physics.

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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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