My Interview On Physics Today

Following the appearance of Kent Staley's review of my book "Anomaly!" in the November 2017 issue of Physics Today, the online site of the magazine offers, starting today, an interview with yours truly. I think the piece is quite readable and I encoura... Continue reading

Anomaly Reviewed On Physics Today

Another quite positive review of my book "Anomaly! Collider Physics and the Quest for New Phenomena at Fermilab"  (which these days is 40% off at the World Scientific site I am linking) has appeared on Physics Today this month. read more Continue reading


Join me at West Coast Craft November 18-19 / 10am – 6pm Booth #B13 Fort Mason, San Francisco to view my recent series of handmade textiles Continue reading

Things That Can Decay To Boson Pairs

Writing a serious review of research in particle physics is a refreshing job - all the things that you already knew on that specific topic once sat on a fuzzy cloud somewhere in your brain, and now find their place in a tidily organized space, with cle... Continue reading

The Future Of The LHC, And The Human Factor

Today at CERN a workshop started on the physics of the High-Luminosity and High-Energy phases of Large Hadron Collider operations. This is a three-days event meant at preparing the ground for the decision on which, among several possible scenarios that... Continue reading

Altro che clima!

Se l’aria del Vietnam fosse meno inquinata i suoi abitanti vivrebbero in media 1,16 anni di più, scrive VnExpress citando i risultati di uno studio dell’Istituto per le politiche energetiche dell’Università di Chicago. Dopo aver esaminato l’inquinamento atmosferico in 86 … Continua a leggere Continue reading

Da non perdere…

’77 una storia di quarant’anni fa nei lavori di Tano D’Amico e Pablo Echaurren: Continue reading

A Simple Two-Mover

My activity as a chessplayer has seen a steady decline in the past three years, due to overwhelming work obligations. To play in chess tournaments at a decent level, you not only need to be physically fit and well trained for the occasion, but also hav... Continue reading