Physics

Remembering Marni

The remains of what probably was Marni Dee Sheppeard were found last week in the mountains of the west coast of New Zealand, near Otira. Although a positive identification is still pending, this does seem to mean that Marni has died while hiking in her bel ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Apr 1 2021 - 3:19pm

New Muon G-2 Results!

Note: this is an updated version of the article. For the original discussion of the muon anomaly, published before the release of results, please scroll down. ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Apr 7 2021 - 10:50am

Standard Model Rethink: Does Measurement Of Muon Magnetics Mean New Physics Are Coming?

Muons are leptons(1), fundamental particles formed in the atmosphere by cosmic rays that are a heavier cousin of electrons. The Standard Model has three generations of leptons; electrons, muons, and tau plus their three neutrinos. The Standard Model is in ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 7 2021 - 3:42pm

No Muon G-2 Hasn’t Found A Fifth Force Yet, A Win For Science Either Way.

H umanity has not found a fifth force of nature. This is a warning to the media at large. Please do not tell people muon g-2 found a fifth force of nature or make any other such claims.  There are a few serious issues to consider with how the recent muon ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Apr 7 2021 - 11:39pm

Looking For A Ph.D. In Physics Or Computer Science? Look No Further

Today the University of Padova has issued a call for Ph. D. positions to start in October 2021, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy has 23 new openings. The English version of the call page is here. ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Apr 9 2021 - 5:48am