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naseermk
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LHC & Graduate School

Postby naseermk » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:07 pm

This year has the potential to be a 'lucky' year for those of us who are entering into the world of HEP.

LHC will be turning on towards summer and results could start coming out by summer 2011 (~2 yrs) which will roughly be the same time that this years group will start doing research.

Congrats to those who got in (I'm still waiting).

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby twistor » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:30 am

Isn't that what they said last year, and the year before that?

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby nathan12343 » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:36 am

twistor wrote:Isn't that what they said last year, and the year before that?


But this year, this won't happen:

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby Helio » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:37 am

nathan12343 wrote:
twistor wrote:Isn't that what they said last year, and the year before that?


But this year, this won't happen:

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and then another He leak...

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby naseermk » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:38 am

Considering nothing happens there'll be some new stars in both theory/expt. :D

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby Helio » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:41 am

naseermk wrote:Considering nothing happens there'll be some new stars in both theory/expt. :D


higgs will be the only star for his only good idea :lol:

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby naseermk » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:47 am

[/quote]higgs will be the only star for his only good idea :lol:[/quote]

Possibly the brains behind SUSY as well, or, the expt. guys could open an unchartered territory.

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby Helio » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:53 am

naseermk wrote:
higgs will be the only star for his only good idea :lol:[/quote]

Possibly the brains behind SUSY as well, or, the expt. guys could open an unchartered territory.[/quote]

i meant famous to the public not the community. The problem is that all these collaborations are so huge you can't pick out a single person

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby secander2! » Sat Feb 07, 2009 7:39 am

Well, the current stated goal is to have data by late 2009... personally, I'll be happy if I am still in school when the LHC starts taking data :twisted:

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby dsperka » Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:46 pm

secander2! wrote:Well, the current stated goal is to have data by late 2009... personally, I'll be happy if I am still in school when the LHC starts taking data :twisted:


Yea, some people seem to be getting pretty nervous. CDF/D0 are definitely not conceeding. They already excluded the Higgs at 170 GeV. That would be a nightmare for CERN if the Tevatron found it, because it may indeed be the only discovery that can possibly be made.

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Re: LHC & Graduate School

Postby secander2! » Sat Feb 07, 2009 8:00 pm

A somewhat mischievous part of me kind of hopes that Fermilab has found a Higgs signature and is waiting until just after the LHC starts up again to publish.




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