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Kinks in the standard model chain

The subatomic universe is an intricate mosaic of particles and forces. The Standard Model of particle physics is a time-tested instruction manual that precisely predicts how particles and forces behave. But it’s incomplete, ignoring phenomena…


Architects of science

Enter the lift and hit the -1 button. In a few seconds you are whisked 100 metres below the Earth’s surface. Take one of the winding corridors that lead to the experimental cavern. Now, push…


Old puzzles, new deviations at LHCb

Today, at the 50th Moriond Electroweak conference (link is external) (La Thuile, Italy), LHCb physicists presented an analysis, which show deviations from Standard Model calculations. The Standard Model describes elementary particles and their behaviour. Even…