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From New Scientist: "Ghost particles may explain why gravity is so surprisingly weak"

New Scientist

3 August 2016
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Spot the strange particles. ESO/T.Preibisch

Ghostly particles could be haunting our universe. A new theory claims that the cosmos is full of unseen particle families that don’t interact with each other. 887 more words

Basic Research

From Yale: "Yale leads research collaboration to explore origins of the universe"

Yale University

July 27, 2016
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A deformation in the shape of a nucleus along the direction of its spin axis can arise only due to the presence of new, exotic particles. 1,169 more words

Basic Research

[W26] Lorenzo Calibbi: Neutron-Antineutron Oscillations as a Probe of Supersymmetry Beyond the LHC

Wednesday 13 July 2016 15.00 UTC

Q&A at Google+

Neutron-Antineutron Oscillations as a Probe of Supersymmetry Beyond the LHC

Speaker
Lorenzo Calibbi, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China) 166 more words

Season 03

STRING or BETTER CORD IS CLOSER TO D’ACCORD,HARMONY (A)

Here is a very brief outline of the development of string theory, the details of which will eventually fill many large volumes written by many people directly and indirectly involved in this rich and fascinating story. 385 more words

SCIENCE=EPI-HISTEME

Particles Aren't Vibrations (at Least, Not the Ones You Think)

You’ve probably heard this story before, likely from Brian Greene.

In string theory, the fundamental particles of nature are actually short lengths of string. These strings can vibrate, and like a string on a violin, that vibration is arranged into… 680 more words

Theoretical Physics

The Mysteries of Supersymmetry

In physics, the standard model has been used to describe how the basic building blocks of matter interact with one another, connected to one another through a system of four forces; the strong force, weak force, electromagnetic force, and gravitational force. 772 more words

Physics