Physics

XI ICNFP Conference And 2nd MODE Workshop

I arrived to Kolymbari, a nice seaside resort on the western coast of the Greek island of Crete, late yesterday night, and am now already immersed in the morning session of the XI edition of the International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics. This ev ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 1 2022 - 5:06am

Highlights From ATLAS

Bill Murray gave a nice summary of recent results from the ATLAS collaboration at the ICNFP conference this morning, and I will nit-pick a few graphs from his presentation to show the level of detail of investigations in subnuclear processes that the Large ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 5 2022 - 2:26am

Are Particle Masses Fixed Or Not?

A reader of this blog left an interesting question in the comments thread of the article I wrote on recent ATLAS results two days ago. As I tried to answer the question exhaustively, I think the material might be of interest of other readers here, so I dec ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 6 2022 - 8:46am

Marek Karliner On Exotic Doubly-Heavy Hadrons

In the final day of the ICNFP 2022 conference in Kolympari (Greece), we could listen to an enlightening presentation by Prof. Marek Karliner (Tel Aviv University), who is an absolute authority on the matter of the theory of hadron spectroscopy.  ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 10 2022 - 3:28am

20 Post-Doctoral Research Positions Open At INFN

Are you a recently (<8 years) appointed Ph.D. graduate in fundamental physics, who wants to work in Italy? This post is for you. The INFN is opening 20 positions for foreigners who would like to join a group of research in one of the INFN sections (ther ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 13 2022 - 10:36am

Finding And Testing A New Solution To The Mystery Of Dark Matter Via Gravitational Waves

T he solution to the issue of dark matter and dark energy may be found by way of modifying Einstein's equations of General Relativity.  Working with Shane Larson of Northwestern University we may have found an analytical and exact solution to one suc ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Sep 19 2022 - 4:49pm

In The Quantum World, You Can Get Something From Nothing

Creativity occurs whenever novel connections are made, and often, this occurs by accident. ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Sep 20 2022 - 11:33am

K-Capture Muon Tomography: A Proof Of Principle

In a recent post in this blog I discussed the idea of exploiting the properties of negative muons for a new kind of imaging technique of unknown volumes of material. The idea is based on the fact that negative muons stopped inside matter have a lifetime th ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 27 2022 - 6:48am

Master Thesis Offers At The Crossroads Of Physics And Computer Science

For some reasons, my personal web page features high in web searches for master thesis offers. I got to learn this by inquiring with a few students who asked me to supervise them remotely on some of the offered topics: where did they get to know about my r ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Oct 12 2022 - 10:45am

Keynote Lecture On End-to-end Optimization At DeepLearn 2022

The DeepLearn school series, now reaching the  seventh edition, offers insight into artificial intelligence and applications in a week-long course, tightly packing a significant number of high-profile instructors. The present edition, currently being held ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Oct 18 2022 - 9:03am