The Higgs and Beyond

Excerpt from: The Standard Model of Particle Physics by Tom W.B. Kibble This may seem a very strange theory but it is now well established; QCD and the electroweak theory together constitute the standard model, with spin -½ leptons and quarks and spin – 1 gauge bosons. It has been tested by innumerable experiments over theContinue reading “The Higgs and Beyond”

Physics in the News

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 UW fusion reactor concept could be cheaper than coal via washington.edu Researchers achieve quantum teleporting via azoquantum Tipping the spherical cow: The initial conditions of star formation via astrobites Breakthrough allows researchers to watch molecules “wiggle” via rdmag Monster galaxies resort to cannibalism to keep growing via cbs Aliens may beContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Friday, September 26, 2014 New molecule found in space connotes life origins via cornell Black holes declared non-existent again. via backreaction First Quantum Logic Operation For An Integrated Photonic Chip via technologyreview Cold Atom Laboratory Chills Atoms to New Lows via jpl A dramatic recent “discovery” in physics is looking rather dodgy via economist CraigContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Special relativity aces time trial via nature Is Martian soil actually good for farming? via vox Einstein makes an appearance in superheavy chemistry via newscientist A nano-sized hydrogen generator via anl.gov Asteroids: between a rock and a hard place via theguardian Astrophysicist sees positive signs science ‘is trendy’ via kearneyhub EnormousContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Friday, September 19, 2014 An anomaly in satellites’ flybys confounds scientists via sciencedaily Particle detector finds hints of dark matter in space via mit Finding dark energy in the details via simonsfoundation The lonely landscape of Rosetta’s comet via abc Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating via science2.0 Physical constant is constant evenContinue reading “Physics in the News”