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Random Data: Know Your Particles

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I haven’t forced you slackers to learn anything recently and it troubles me. So bone up on your particle interactions, damn it! I might just have the Emmas conduct a pop quiz, and no one wants to be unprepared for that again, do they? It took a [...]

Neutrino Soup Makes a Thin Gruel, Tech Theory

Why Look for the Higgs Boson?

One possible signature of a Higgs boson from a simulated proton-proton collision. It decays almost immediately into two jets of hadrons and two electrons, visible as lines. The proton beams would enter the picture from the east-southeast and west-northwest. Image from Wiki

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Particle physics is a rather complicated affair and uses [...]