LOG#247. Seesawlogy.

Introduction  One of the big issues of Standard Model (SM) is the origin of mass (OM). Usually, the electroweak sector implements mass in the gauge and matter sector through the well known Higgs mechanism. However, the Higgs mechanism is not … Continue reading

LOG#246. GR attacks, GR effects!

Newtonian gravity is not coherent with special relativity. Einstein was well aware about it and he had to invent General Relativity (GR). Armed with the equivalence principle, a mystery since ancient times of Galileo, the equivalence between inertial and gravitational … Continue reading

LOG#245. What is fundamental?

  Some fundamental mottos: Fundamental spacetime: no more? Fundamental spacetime falls: no more? Fundamentalness vs emergence(ness) is an old fight in Physics. Another typical mantra is not Shamballa but the old endless debate between what theory is fundamental (or basic) … Continue reading

LOG#239. Higgspecial.

The 2012 found Higgs particle is special. The next generations of physicists and scientists, will likely build larger machines or colliders to study it precisely. The question is, of course, where is new physics, i.e., where is the new energy … Continue reading

LOG#238. Cosmostuff.

Cosmology is facing again some troubles. Some estimations of the Hubble parameter differ up to four standard deviations from the accepted value. Even when a few km/s/Mpc are not quite a huge difference, it turns than they can provide anomalies … Continue reading

LOG#237. GW music.

  The spectrum of gravitational waves!!!!! Purely gravitational wave music! The blog post today will cover two topics from elementary viewpoints: falling into a non-rotating black hole and gravitational wave “music”, i.e., gravitational wave formulae! It is a hard equilibrium … Continue reading

LOG#236. Exoplanets.

The Nobel Prize in Physics this year, 2019, was awared to Jim Peebles, Michel Mayor, Didier Queloz. The latter two men devoted their careers to the search of extrasolar planets, or exoplanets, for short. That is, the search of worlds … Continue reading

LOG#232. Is it relativistic?

Today or not today. That is the point. Today. How to know if a given particle or sytem is (special) relativistic? That is a tricky question, since the reality is…Everythin is (special) relativistic. The question would be when you can … Continue reading

LOG#226. Higgs vs. lambda.

Hi, there. Short post today! The dark energy mystery, a.k.a., the cosmological constant problem or why the observed vacuum energy is to tiny is a big problem with no consensus solution yet. The Standard Model Higgs potential can be written … Continue reading

LOG#224. Vis tenebris.

What is dark energy? Where does it come from? Is it constant? Is it a quantum field? Is it vacuum energy? Nobody knows what is the 70% of the Universe! In the beginning of Physics as Science, Aristotle himself introduced … Continue reading