Uncovering a Higgs Hiding Behind Backgrounds
Hello particle munchers, Last time I discussed the Higgs boson decay into photons, i.e. `shining light on the Higgs boson‘. ThisRead more.
Cosmic Microwave Background: The Role of Particles in Astrophysics
Over the past decade, a new trend has been emerging in physics, one that is motivated by several key questions:Read more.
A Tau Neutrino Runs into a Candy Shop…
Tau events in the IceCube ultra high energy neutrino detector can be classified depending on how the 'double bang' isRead more.
The Glashow Resonance on Ice
The authors of have found that the absence of Glashow resonant neutrino events in IceCube is not yet a bona-fideRead more.
Shining Light on the Higgs Boson
Now I know what you're thinking…But photons only `talk to' particles which carry electric charge and the Higgs is electricallyRead more.
Dark Matter in Dwarf Galaxies
Hi Particle Biters, Last week there were some exciting new results from the Fermi-LAT collaboration in dark matter searches! DarkRead more.
Muon to electron conversion
Not all searches for new physics involve colliding protons at the the highest human-made energies. An alternate approach is toRead more.
LHC Run II: What To Look Out For
The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest proton collider, and in a mere five years of active data acquisition,Read more.
An update from AMS-02, the particle detector in space
Last Thursday, Nobel Laureate Sam Ting presented the latest results (CERN press release) from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) experiment, a particle detectorRead more.
Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay Experiments
Title: Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay Experiments Author: Alberto Garfagnini Published: arXiv:1408.2455 Neutrinoless double beta decay is a theorized process that, if observed,Read more.
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