From the Dallas Morning News, June 13, 2021: The results of the April 7 Muon g-2 result strongly disagreed with the standard model and it is incumbent upon us now to explain this observation, writes Stephen Sekula, chair of physics and an associate professor of experimental particle physics at Southern Methodist University.
From Physics Today, June 1, 2021: How do you transport a 15 000-kilogram magnetic ring with the same width as a basketball court from central Long Island to suburban Chicago? In 2011 Fermilab shut down its particle collider, the Tevatron, which made space to host a project like Muon g – 2, to house the high-intensity proton source that would generate the muons.
From Physics Today, May 30, 2021: How the Muon g-2 results from Brookhaven and Fermilab have challenged the standard model.
From the University of Chicago News, June 3, 2021: University of Chicago Professor Dan Hooper, who worked on the muon g-2 experiment, discusses how the g-2 result challenges “standard model” and open a whole new kind of physics.
From Physics Today, June 1, 2021: How the Muon g-2 results from Brookhaven and Fermilab have challenged the standard model. Fermilab’s Chris Polly talks about the Brookhaven experiment, moving the magnetic ring and what the Fermilab results mean to the standard model and particle physics.
From Pour la Science, May 19, 2021: Is the Standard Model of Particle Physics at fault? The comparison of the first results of the Muon g – 2 experiment on the measurement of the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon and the most recent theoretical results does not yet allow a conclusion.
From Positively Naperville, May 24, 2021: A report on the April 7 Muon g-2 result announcement speculating that there must be new particles or forces that we have not yet discovered.
From Quo (Spain), May 23, 2021: An interview with Pilar Hernández Gamazo to find out the scope of the muon case that will transform our understanding of the Universe. Pilar Hernández is a professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Valencia.
From RECCOM Magazine (Italy), May 17, 2021: Dan Hooper talks about the possible existence of another universe. Physicists believe the Big Bang created equal amounts of matter and antimatter in the early history of the universe – but they can’t explain how antimatter vanished. Perhaps it is not and it resides isolated in some remote regions of our universe.
From Wired, May 18, 2021: So imagine the excitement on April 7, when more than 200 physicists from seven countries convened on a Zoom call for a kind of nonexplosive gender-reveal party. What was to be disclosed was not a baby’s sex but the fate of particle physics.