Updates from ICHEP: 750 GeV bump (and other things we didn’t find)
In the early morning hours of Friday, August 5th, the particle physics community let our a collective, exasperated sigh. WhatRead more.
Dark matter of Pulsars?? cont…
Title: Estimating the GeV Emission of Millisecond Pulsars in Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies Publication: arXiv: 1607.06390, submitted to ApJL Howdy, particlebiteRead more.
Can we measure black hole kicks using gravitational waves?
We hope to detect a neutron star orbiting a black hole or another neutron star. This will allow us toRead more.
Jets: More than Riff, Tony, and a rumble
Ubiquitous in the LHC’s ultra-high energy collisions are collimated sprays of particles called jets. The study of jet physics isRead more.
750 GeV Bump Update
So, where do we stand today? After considering the data from 2015 (at 13 TeV center-of-mass energy) and 2012 (atRead more.
Probing the Standard Model with muons: new results from MEG
It turns out that many new physics models predict CLFV at levels that are within range of the next generationRead more.
Jets: From Energy Deposits to Physics Objects
Title: “Jet energy scale and resolution in the CMS experiment in pp collisions at 8 TeV” Author: The CMS CollaborationRead more.
The dawn of multi-messenger astronomy: using KamLAND to study gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226
By combining information from gravitational wave events with the detection of astrophysical neutrinos and electromagnetic signatures such as gamma rayRead more.
Discovery of a New Particle or a Sick and Twisted Santa?
Good day particle nibblers, The last time I was here I wrote about the potentially exciting “bump” which was observedRead more.
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