- The Plot Of The Week: New Limits On Higgs Decays To Electrons
This week's Plot relates to the search of rare decays of the Higgs boson, through the analysis of the large amounts of proton-proton collision data produced by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), CERN's marvelous 27km particle accelerator. The ATLAS ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 26 2019 - 7:27am
- The Plot Of The Week- Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay At Reach
The most recent preprint in the ArXiv this evening is an APPEC report on the neutrinoless double beta decay. This is the thick result of a survey of the state of the art in the search for a very (very) rare subnuclear process, which can shed light on the n ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Oct 16 2019 - 3:40pm
- Live Completion Of Detector Installation From CERN- NOW!
If you have a minute to spend watching something really cool, why not having a look at the completion of the installment of GEM detectors in the CMS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, ***RIGHT NOW*** (6PM CEST Oct 24th)? ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Oct 24 2019 - 11:03am
- A Seminar On Mendeleev
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Elements, whose inventor is Dmitrii Mendeleev, a Russian physicist who is famous for that achievement but who actually gave enormous contributions to Physics in a number of different areas of e ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 12 2019 - 8:02am
- Nobel In Physics: A Prize For Outstanding Discoveries Or Socio-Political Recognition?
Written by Francesco Sylos Labini and Martín López Corredoira. ...
Article - Martín López Corr... - Nov 14 2019 - 12:42pm
- The 17 MeV Anomaly That Would Not Die
Is there a fifth force of Nature, beyond the four we know about? This question has been around ever since it was understood that 1- electric charges attract and repel, and influence one another, due to the action of the electromagnetic force; 2- hadronic ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 25 2019 - 8:45am
- Art And Science In Venice
Last month the Museum of Natural History of Venice hosted, in the last room of the exhibit called "room of the cetaceans" (where a large skeleton of a whale hangs from the ceiling), an exhibit of artwork produced by high-school students from the ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Dec 8 2019 - 10:28am
- Slide Veto Powers At The CMS Week
I am currently in Bangkok, where the final 2019 meeting of the CMS collaboration started today. The meeting was inaugurated this morning with an official visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, giving me the rare opportunity to miss an ...
Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Dec 16 2019 - 12:12am
- Guest Post: Andre Kovacs, Mistaken Assumptions In Physics- What Hurts You Is What Everyone Knows To Be True
What hurts you is not what you don't know, but those mistaken assumptions which "everyone knows to be true". [The following text is courtesy Andras Kovacs- T.D.] ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Jan 8 2020 - 7:59am
- Dark Energy Probably Exists, It’s Just Not That Simple
T here is dark energy as sure as there is light in the world. It just may not be a simple scalar multiplier in our equations as we had hoped it would be. Dark energy is what the scientific consensus says that over 95% of the mass-energy of the universe is ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Jan 10 2020 - 11:27am