Category Archives: Symmetry Breaking

Supersymmetry

Image: Event display of candidate event for this ultra-rare decay observed in the LHCb experiment Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, near Geneva, have spotted one of the rarest particle decays ever seen in nature. The result … Continue reading

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Higg’s Boson: Analogies Help

John Ellis,theoretical physicist, answers the question “What is the Higgs boson?” in preparation for the press conference following the seminar on LHC 2012 results on the Higgs boson search, due on July 4 2012 at CERN. For more details: http://cern.ch/press/PressReleases/Releases2012/PR16.12E.htmlContinue reading

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A Superset Universe?

How would you draw a Universe with all theories as being part of,  as a subset? Pictorial representations can be very useful in presenting information or assisting reasoning. Venn diagram is an example. Venn diagrams are used to represent classes … Continue reading

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History of Supersymmetry to Today

Special Topic of Supersymmetry by Science Watch Since the 1980s, if not earlier, supersymmetry has reigned as the best available candidate for physics beyond the standard model. But experimental searches for supersymmetric particles have so far come up empty, only … Continue reading

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It’s Lowest Energy State….Matter Formed?

Shape as Memory : A Geometric Theory of Architecture also The structure of paintings     I just wanted to lay out a perspective in relation to how one might describe the engine in relation to the design of the … Continue reading

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It’s Neither World, not Nether

Netherworld is often used as a synonym for Underworld. Okay this may seem like a strange title, but believe me when I say how fascinating that such dynamics in meeting “each other: will allow something to “pop” right out of … Continue reading

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Old News Can Still Be New Information

Getting a handle on Symmetries is an always work in progress for me, so as to keep abreast of the science and the theoretic involved. Why has Physics Today’s news coverage of string theory been so sparse? Given string theory’s … Continue reading

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A Way From Perfection- Symmetry

Noether’s Theorem “For every continuous symmetry of the law of physics, there must exist a conservation law. For every conservation law, there must exist a continuous symmetry” Conservation laws and symmetry Main article: Noether’s theorem The symmetry properties of a … Continue reading

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Who Has Forgotten the Child’s Question?

Physicists theorize that the omnipresent Higgs field slows some particles to below light speed, and thus imbues them with mass. Are we there yet? How many of you with children have not heard our own children speak with impatience of … Continue reading

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"Bag Model," for the Economy

“In this edition, as a fifth appendix, a presentation of my views on the problem of space in general and the gradual modifications of our ideas on space resulting from the influence of the relativistic view-point. I wished to show … Continue reading

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