Standard Model of Particle Physics

Weird! Measurement of W Boson Doesn’t Match Standard Model of Physics

A decade ago, physicists wondered whether the discovery of the Higgs boson at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider would point to…

2 years ago

Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for Life?

In their book, two Australian astrophysicists question the idea that our Universe "fine-tuned" for life, with some interesting conclusions.

3 years ago

Fermilab’s Muon g-2 Experiment Finally Gives Particle Physicists a Hint of What Lies Beyond the Standard Model

The results of the first run of the Muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab indicate that there could be physics beyond…

3 years ago

Neutrinos Have a Newly Discovered Method of Interacting With Matter, Opening up Ways to Find Them

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently conducted another neutrino experiment that could lead to the discovery of new…

3 years ago

A Single Filament of Gas Has Been Discovered That Stretches 50 Million Light-Years

Minute vibrating strings found in string theory are not the only ones that are of interest to physicists.  The Standard…

3 years ago

One Theory Beyond the Standard Model Could Allow Wormholes that You Could Actually Fly Through

A new study by a team of theoretical astrophysicists shows that stable wormholes could exist, but don't expect them to…

4 years ago

Physicists Don’t Know the Mass of a Neutrino, But Now They Know it’s No Larger Than 1 Electron Volt

The Standard Model of Particle Physics is one of science's most impressive feats. It's a rigorous, precise effort to understand…

5 years ago

The Earth Does Stop the Occasional Neutrino

A new study by the IceCube collaboration has shown that Earth stops the occasional neutrino, thus confirming a prediction made…

6 years ago

Experiment Detects Mysterious Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering For the First Time

The COHERENT experiment, an international collaboration, made the first-ever detection of neutrinos bumping into the nucleus of other atoms

7 years ago

We’re One Step Closer to Knowing Why There’s More Matter Than Antimatter in the Universe

The T2K experiment just released its first batch of data, which could help answer why there is an apparent imbalance…

7 years ago