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.
Dark matter or Pulsars?
The universe has a way of keeping scientists guessing. For over 70 years, scientists have been trying to understand theRead more.
The Fermi LAT Data Depicting Dark Matter Detection
The center of the galaxy is brighter than astrophysicists expected. Could this be the result of the self-annihilation of darkRead more.
Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: The Continuing Search for SUSY
Title: “Search for top squarks in final states with one isolated lepton, jets, and missing transverse momentum in √s = 13Read more.
Respecting your “Elders”
Theoretical physicists have designed a new way to explain the how dark matter interactions can explain the observed amount ofRead more.
QCD, CP, PQ, and the Axion
Before we dig into all the physics behind these acronyms (beyond SM physics! dark matter!), let’s start by breakingRead more.
LIGO and Gravitational Waves: A Hep-ex perspective
The exciting Twitter rumors have been confirmed! On Thursday, LIGO finally announced the first direct observation of gravitational waves, aRead more.
A New Particle at LHC for Christmas??
Hello particle gobblers and happy new year from my new location at the University of Granada. In between presents and feasting,Read more.
Monojet Dark Matter Searches at the LHC
Now is a good time to be a dark matter experiment. The astrophysical evidence for its existence is almost undeniableRead more.
What Scientists Should Know About Science Hack Day
It's about casual brainstorming, "literature reviews" looking for existing off-the-shelf tools, bumping into experts and getting their feedback, the manyRead more.
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