Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bump hunting

Every now and then physics experiments surprise us with something unexpected. Today, CMS, a competing experiment, announced such a result [1], a “bump” in their distributions. Bumps are very exciting in particle physics, because they are usually easy to identify, … Continue reading Continue reading

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People DO read blogs

Just in case you needed evidence that blogging has more than just a communicative payoff, check out the August edition of “Symmetry Magazine.” It features three of our young physicists – Rozmin Daya, Tingting Cao, and Aidan Randle-Conde – showing … Continue reading Continue reading

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