Patrick Fox

The Standard Model of particle physics can be summarized on a coffee mug. Theorists predict where cracks in this framework may start showing up. Image courtesy of Quantum Diaries Scientists use data from the Large Hadron Collider to measure the properties of the Standard Model at higher energies than ever before. While this allows us to confirm that our theory of the world works as expected in a new regime, everyone involved really hopes to see this theory break. Discovering…