A Charming Story
This post is intended to give an overview of the motivation, purpose, and discovery of the charm quark. The ProblemRead more.
Dark matter from down under
It isn’t often I get to plug an important experiment in high-energy physics located within my own vast country soRead more.
Dark Matter Cookbook: Freeze-In
In my previous post, we discussed the features of dark matter freeze-out. The freeze-out scenario is the standard production mechanismRead more.
Three Birds with One Particle: The Possibilities of Axions
Title: “Axiogenesis” Author: Raymond T. Co and Keisuke Harigaya Reference: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1910.02080.pdf On the laundry list of problems in particle physics,Read more.
LHCb’s Flavor Mystery Deepens
Title: Measurement of CP -averaged observables in the B0→ K∗0µ+µ− decay Authors: LHCb Collaboration Refference: https://arxiv.org/abs/2003.04831 In the Standard Model,Read more.
Does antihydrogen really matter?
Article title: Investigation of the fine structure of antihydrogen Authors: The ALPHA Collaboration Reference: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2006-5 (Open Access) Physics often doesn’tRead more.
Dark Matter Freeze Out: An Origin Story
In the universe, today, there exists some non-zero amount of dark matter. How did it get here? Has this sameRead more.
Making Smarter Snap Judgments at the LHC
Collisions at the Large Hadron Collider happen fast. 40 million times a second, bunches of 1011 protons are smashed together.Read more.
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