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PHYSTAT - Systematics Workshop

The PHYSTAT-Systematics meeting, held remotely in early November, was the latest in a series of  PHYSTAT events. Begun in 2000, these were the first Workshops focused on statistical issues in particle physics. They started at CERN, which has hosted…

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The likelihood is dead, long live the likelihood

Among the sciences, particle physics has the luxury of having a well established theoretical basis. Often we focus on the elementary particles and model them mathematically with quantum field theories like the Standard Model. In order to compare…

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Cornering right-handed neutrinos

 Right-handed neutrinos: the missing piece of the puzzle? The Standard Model (SM) of particle physics is one of the most successful scientific theories ever developed. Together with the theory of General Relativity it can describe most of the…

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