Happy Higgs Day?

Dont forget that today there will be big announcements of the latest results from the LHC about the search for the Higgs…(and some of us are hoping for news about what might be the beginning of the search for what lies beyond…)

There are so many live blogs, so follow a few… Like Resonances… for an expert view, Matt Strassler, for another expert view, or Quantum Diaries, for a non-expert view.

Exciting!!

(update… Looks like it is a strong enough set of results, statistically, to call the Higgs discovered… Hurrah! And with possible hints of new physics too? Excellent….)

Further update… A CERN press release is to be found here. Also, looks like any deviation from the standard model Higgs, at least for the decay channels examined so far, is very small… So there’s a lot left to do and understand…

-cvj

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7 Responses to Happy Higgs Day?

  1. Dilaton says:

    Yeah Happy Higgs day πŸ˜€

    To celebrate I have put on one of my nice CERN T-shirts today … ;-D

  2. Clifford says:

    Great! Are people high-fiving you randomly as you walk down the street?

    πŸ™‚

    -cvj

  3. SteveM says:

    Great news. Being one of his former students, I think the time is ripe to enjoy some…namedropping:)

  4. Dilaton says:

    …nah, but they should !!!

    LOL πŸ˜€

  5. Margaret Wertheim says:

    Wonderful to see the Higgs finally come into view. Looking forward to having its qualities unfolded over the coming months.

  6. Clifford says:

    SteveM, Margaret: Thanks for checking in! Glad you are excited too!

    -cvj

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