Physicists Bummed That Physics Is Pretty Much What They Expected

Alexis Madrigal
December 4, 2012

A scientific nightmare is coming true.

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Reuters.

"Despite all this build up of theoretical expectations, there is no experimental hint of anything outside the Standard Model at the LHC.  Hence the long faces and worried words wherever theorists gather to drink coffee," reports physicists Glenn Starkman over at Scientific American. "Hence the disappointment in the eyes of the young experimentalists looking forward to the next accelerator, the next frontier where their mark will be made."

And that's exactly what we have so far. 





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