Category Archives: Physics Event

The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2013: The Mechanism of the Origin of Mass

This post originally appeared in Stephen Sekula’s blog, “Going Up Alleys,” and is reproduced here by the author. It was announced this morning (4:45am US Central time) that the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics was given to Peter Higgs (University … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Webcast from Moriond Electroweak

 

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Live Blogging: Release of ATLAS and CMS Higgs Searches with 2011 and 2012 LHC Data

This is the stub for the live blogging of the CERN Seminar on ATLAS and CMS Higgs search results. SMU post-doctoral scholar Aidan Randle-Conde and I intend to wake up very early on the morning of Jul 4 in order … Continue reading

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Live blogging of Tevatron Higgs Seminar

While I am not at Fermilab (or even in the US) right now, I will try to live-blog the Fermilab Tevatron Higgs seminars today at 9am US Central Time (4pm CET). The link to the live stream is here: http://vms-db-srv.fnal.gov/fmi/xsl/VMS_Site_2/000Return/video/r_live.xsl … Continue reading

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Different perspectives on this week’s Higgs results seminars

This is going to be a BUSY week for particles physics news. Here is some information to help you follow along with the multiple Fermilab and CERN Higgs search seminars this week. Fermilab will release their Higgs search results using … Continue reading

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A Surge of Seminars; Spying Mount Higgs?

One of my colleagues jokingly referred to July 4 as “Higgsdependence Day.” Of course, the Americans in my circle of colleagues find it both fun and frustrating that the big CERN seminar (announcing the state of ATLAS and CMS searches … Continue reading

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CERN Seminar on ATLAS and CMS Results to “Raise the Curtain” for ICHEP

It is official: CERN has just announced that on July 4, 2012, at 09:00 CEST (02:00 US Central), there will be a seminar to “raise the curtain” on the results that ATLAS and CMS will show at the International Conference … Continue reading

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It goes up to 8

Thanks to the kindness of my co-professor for CFB/PHY 3333, I was able to travel to CERN this week to concentrate on physics analysis for a solid week. After two weeks of grading mid-term papers, this week had a very … Continue reading

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Crunch time

The Standard Model Higgs folks got to have all of their fun back in 2011. They were a high priority for both the ATLAS and CMS experiments, and so it was natural and appropriate that a lot of attention and … Continue reading

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