Physics

Anomaly!: The Lost Chapters (Part 4)

The text below is the fourth part of what could have become "Chapter 13" of the book "Anomaly! Collider Physics and the Quest for New Phenomena at Fermilab", which I published in 2016. For part 1 see here; for part 2 see here; for part ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - May 15 2020 - 5:38am

Anomaly!: The Lost Chapters (Part 5)

The text below is the fifth part of what could have become "Chapter 13" of the book "Anomaly! Collider Physics and the Quest for New Phenomena at Fermilab", which I published in 2016. For part 1 see here; for part 2 see here; for part 3 ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - May 21 2020 - 10:48am

Anomaly!: The Lost Chapters (Part 6)

The text below is the sixth and last part of what could have become "Chapter 13" of the book "Anomaly! Collider Physics and the Quest for New Phenomena at Fermilab", which I published in 2016. ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - May 25 2020 - 8:56am

New Personal Web Page

For the past 11 years I have blogged for Science2.0 (formerly Scientific Blogging), and I have considered this site my true personal web page, too- the articles I have published here for over a decade are a much better representation of who I am, what I do ...

Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Jun 9 2020 - 8:48am

Four Charm Quarks In A Bundle

Fundamental science works by alternating phases of interpretation and refutation. When interpreting the result of experiments, physicists spend their time sweating shirt after shirt in the attempt of formulating economical and coherent explanations of obse ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Jun 16 2020 - 11:39am

Bell's Future Quantum Mechanics- A Novel Interpretation

Hello! Years and years have gone by without a blog. For reasons I do not understand, I appear to have lost my ability to include an image, even URLs do not work for me on this site.  FIXED, images included now... Bell's Future Quantum Mechanics, a nov ...

Blog Post - Doug Sweetser - Jun 17 2020 - 6:57pm

The Difference Between Defining Priorities And Asking For Funding

I did not think I would need to explain here things that should be obvious to any sentient being, but the recent activity I detect on Facebook and other sites, and the misinformation spread by some science popularization sources and bloggers around the con ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Jun 23 2020 - 6:36am

Mass Gap Discovery: A Missing Link Between Neutron Stars And Black Holes Found

When the most massive stars die, they collapse under their own gravity and leave behind black holes while when stars that are less massive reach their end, they explode in a supernova and leave behind dense, dead remnants of stars. Those are called neutron ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 23 2020 - 10:43am

Spooky Music Action At A Distance: A Human Musician Communicates Directly With A Quantum Computer

A high-tech jamming session, through which a blend of live human and computer-generated sounds came together to create a unique performance piece, has been created thanks to "spooky action at a distance." ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 2 2020 - 12:27pm

An Online, Interactive Conversation With David Orban July 6th, 7PM CET

On July 6th, at 7PM CET (1PM in NY, 10AM in California) I will be chatting online with David Orban on his show Searching For The Question Live (#sftql) about the present and future of particle physics, artificial intelligence and its applications to resear ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Jul 5 2020 - 7:52am