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Flavour anomalies tracking attention

The Flavour Anomaly workshop took place in a successful hybrid format at the main Auditorium at CERN and the virtual world on 20th October. Pass sanitaire and workshop badge in hand, more than 80 participants could attend the event in person, while…

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Anomalous measurements: recent LHCb results deepen flavour puzzle

The crown jewel of particle physics, the Standard Model (SM), has withstood numerous experimental trials. However, there are still some observations it cannot explain. Examples such as dark matter and the matter-antimatter imbalance in the Universe…

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You have to love the penguins

In 1977 John Ellis made a bet with a student, Melissa Franklin, “If you lose this game of darts,” Franklin said, “you have to use the word ‘penguin’ in your next paper.” John Ellis lost and as a result he coined the term Penguin decays while…

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