Fermilab Says Particle Is Heavy Enough to Break the Standard Model | Quanta Magazine

A new analysis of W bosons suggests these particles are significantly heavier than predicted by the Standard Model of particle physics.

Click to view the original at

Hasnain says:

“The painstaking work of experimentalists in honing their precision measurements makes researchers more optimistic that a long-awaited breakthrough is coming.

“It overall just feels to me like we’re getting close to the point where something’s going to break,” said El-Khadra. “We’re getting close to really seeing beyond the Standard Model.””

Posted on 2022-04-08T06:46:33+0000