Prof Jon Butterworth looks at the elegance of the KATRIN (Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino) experiment in Germany.Read More
Category: Postcards From the Energy Frontier
Professor Jon Butterworth is a physics professor at University College London and a researcher on the ATLAS experiment at CERN. Jon's blog focuses on the latest discoveries in physics and the work that has led to them.
On Monday we had a meeting of UK particle physicists at the shiny new Institute of Physics building to discuss the ongoing update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics.Read More
Jon Butterworth has been too distracted to write much lately partly due to the demoralising backdrop of UK politics, and partly because he’s been too busy having fun with physics and related matters. So here’s a catch up from that side of things.Read More
Jon Butterworth is finding it very hard to separate the personal, the political and the professional. He attempt to do so looking back at 2018 in the context of the world, and physics.Read More
The chances are you have heard quite a bit about the Higgs boson. The goody-two-shoes of particle physics. It has followed all the rules, so far. Neutrinos, on the other hand, are trouble.Read More
Ten years ago it was Wednesday, and at 10:28 in the morning Geneva time the first protons had just made the 27 km journey through the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Prof Jon Butterworth on the tenth anniversary of switching the LHC on.Read More
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