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Marni D. Sheppeard

Friday, October 31, 2008

Go Tumbling Down

This is the image brought to my mind by today's arxiv news. Unfortunately, I expect this to generate an ocean of sparticly papers, and only on their rotting pulp will the cards finally fall.

Update: Here is Tommaso's informed post on the subject, and here is Carl's.


Blogger CarlBrannen said...

Oh my God. It's the first accelerator evidence of the Centauro.

This is going to be fantastic.

October 31, 2008 6:44 PM  
Blogger Kea said...

Fantastic? No superlative could possibly be enough!

October 31, 2008 6:45 PM  
Blogger Matti Pitkänen said...

Nothing new to me but two excellent birthday gifts at my birthday October 30;-).

TGD has predicted the existence of colored excitations of leptons explaining CDF anomaly already for fifteen years ago.

One of the basic predictions of TGD indeed is that leptons should have colored excitations. Already at seventeens a lot of evidence for colored electrons, or rather their pion like bound states, came from anomalous production of electron positron pairs in heavy ion collisions.
For some mysterious reason it was put under the carpet. I have tried to tell about this in blogs but in vain.

For year ago evidence for muo-pions came. Again it was forgotten although Lubos saw the trouble of ridiculing the experimenters.

CDF gives evidence for tau-pion. The lifetime predicted for charged tau-pion obtained by scaling the prediction for pion life-time is correct if one scales down the parameter x in the parameter f(pi)= xm(pi) characterizing pion coupling to axial current by factor .41. To my opinion the case is now closed.

The positron and electron positron cosmic ray anomalies can in turn be seen as evidence for M_89 copy of hadron physics.

See my blog.

November 01, 2008 3:19 AM  
Blogger Kea said...

Thanks, Matti. Yes, I can see that it's just another day as usual. And Happy Birthday!

November 01, 2008 8:27 AM  
Blogger Matti Pitkänen said...

Dear Kea,

I am really happy. The correct predition for the lifetime was really the final proof of the concept.

To predict the lifetime correctly by accident is like throwing dice billion times and getting the same result every time. It is really difficult to believe that any colleague with few grams of brain could fail to realize the meaning of this. But who knows. I have learned that the power of arrogance induced stupidity is amazing.

November 01, 2008 4:53 PM  

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