articles tagged: standard model
antarctic ice shows us a glimpse of what may lie beyond the standard model
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antarctic ice shows us a glimpse of what may lie beyond the standard model

Particle physicists have been stuck confirming the same patterns of particle creation and decay. Now, they coud have a chance to study something brand new.

looking for the ghosts of dark matter past…
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looking for the ghosts of dark matter past…

Unfortunately, the Higgs particle doesn't explain the origins of dark matter, sending cosmologists looking for new particles to help fill in the blanks.

an open letter to the standard model
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an open letter to the standard model

Particle physicists managed to confirm virtually everything about the Standard Model. Now they're stuck with very little wiggle room to explain some of the universe's oddest mysteries.

what alcohol can tell us about the fate of the universe
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what alcohol can tell us about the fate of the universe

Alcohol isn't just the cause of and answer to most of life's problems, it also tells us something fundamental about the nature of all matter.

why yes virginia, there is a higgs boson
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why yes virginia, there is a higgs boson

The existence of the Higgs boson has been confirmed and the Standard Model is upheld yet again. Now what?