Browsing Archive: October, 2020

Beautiful Asymmetry

Posted by on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, In : Particle Physics 
This has been a most interesting day for the physics community.

As most of you are aware by now, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded this morning to three eminent researchers in the field of black hole physics, with two being astronomers and astrophysicists, and the third having worked on the theory of black holes.

However there was also a less publicized announcement today from the LHCb collaboration, with the discovery of time dependent matter-antimatter asymmetry being observed in certain...
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Nobel 2020

Posted by on Wednesday, October 7, 2020,
In the midst of a global pandemic and economic woes around the world, we have the glimmer of optimism known as the Nobel Prize. It was first created to focus the world's attention on the great progresses of mankind in scientific and social fields instead of on the negatives in the world, and it seems that we need it today more than ever.

But enough of the doom and gloom, it is time to focus on what is really important - physics!

This year's award was split equally between theoretical physics an...
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Nobel Predictions

Posted by on Monday, October 5, 2020,
What a crazy year this has been so far! In fact it has been so insane due to the COVID-19 virus and to world politics that I nearly forgot to post my annual predictions for the Nobel Prize in physics this year. For while there were even rumors that it might have to be cancelled this year if the pandemic worsened, but fortunately that did not happen.

However I must also say that it is quite difficult to predict this year. We did not see a major breakthrough in recent years as we did with the Hi...
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Dr. Chris Bird I am a theoretical physicist & mathematician, with training in electronics, programming, robotics, and a number of other related fields.


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