Physics

The Physics Of Boson Pairs

At 10:00 AM this morning, my smartphone alerted me that in two months I will have to deliver a thorough review on the physics of boson pairs- a 50 page thing which does not yet even exist in the world of ideas. So I have better start planning carefully my ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 1 2017 - 9:22am

Merging Neutron Stars: Why It's A Breakthrough, And Why You Should Stand Your Ground

Like many others, I listened to yesterday's (10/16/17) press release at the NSF without a special prior insight in the physics of neutron star mergers, or in the details of the measurements we can extract from the many observations that the detected e ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 1 2017 - 9:19am

A Theory Of Everything, A One Inch Equation With Predictions That Agree With Observations and GR=QFT

The Theory of Everything may be a mathematically simple model which is rich in implications and more difficult in concepts than calculations.  The model I have just published as a candidate theory of everything is just such a model.   String theory on the ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Oct 18 2017 - 5:35pm

What Is Statistical Significance?

Yesterday, October 20, was the international day of Statistics. I took inspiration from it to select a clip from chapter 7 of my book " Anomaly! Collider physics and the quest for new phenomena at Fermilab " which attempts to explain how physicis ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 1 2017 - 9:16am

The Future Of The LHC, And The Human Factor

Today at CERN a workshop started on the physics of the High-Luminosity and High-Energy phases of Large Hadron Collider operations. This is a three-days event meant at preparing the ground for the decision on which, among several possible scenarios that hav ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 1 2017 - 9:15am

Things That Can Decay To Boson Pairs

Writing a serious review of research in particle physics is a refreshing job- all the things that you already knew on that specific topic once sat on a fuzzy cloud somewhere in your brain, and now find their place in a tidily organized space, with clear in ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 6 2017 - 7:59am

Anomaly Reviewed On Physics Today

Another quite positive review of my book "Anomaly! Collider Physics and the Quest for New Phenomena at Fermilab"  (which these days is 40% off at the World Scientific site I am linking) has appeared on Physics Today this month. ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 11 2017 - 8:13am

My Interview On Physics Today

Following the appearance of Kent Staley's review of my book "Anomaly!" in the November 2017 issue of Physics Today, the online site of the magazine offers, starting today, an interview with yours truly. I think the piece is quite readable an ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 17 2017 - 6:33pm

When Ignorance Kills Human Progress, And A Petition You Should Sign

An experiment designed to study neutrinos at the Gran Sasso Laboratories in Italy is under attack by populistic media. Why should you care? Because it's a glaring example of the challenges we face in the XXI century in our attempt to foster the progre ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Dec 1 2017 - 10:10am

Another Nice Review Of "Anomaly!"

It was nice to find John Duffield's review of my book " Anomaly! Collider Physics and the Quest for New Phenomena at Fermilab " in the Amazon site today. ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Dec 3 2017 - 9:16am