- The big news of the day came from the much anticipated diphoton excess results, more commonly known as the "750 GeV bump."
- — MariaCH (@marialcepeda)Fri, Aug 05 2016 14:02:32
- Physicists' reactions ranged.
- — Matthew Buckley (@physicsmatt)Fri, Aug 05 2016 14:30:23
- — Matthew Buckley (@physicsmatt)Fri, Aug 05 2016 14:32:24
- But there was time to reflect that sometimes, that's just how it goes.
- — Fermilab (@Fermilab)Fri, Aug 05 2016 14:46:01No new particle announced at #ICHEP2016 today, but that's how science works! #moardata https://twitter.com/JenLucPiquant/status/761573547298828289 …
- — Matthew Buckley (@physicsmatt)Fri, Aug 05 2016 14:22:05Obviously, this sucks. But the important take-away is that no one in the experiments made a mistake. This is what data can do. #ICHEP2016
- — Clara Nellist (@claranellist)Fri, Aug 05 2016 14:33:13Flip a coin 100 times & you'll be surprised you get 93x tails. But get a thousand people to flip a coin 100 times & it happens. #ICHEP2016
- — Reina Camacho (@rcamachotoro)Fri, Aug 05 2016 14:47:16RIP #750GeV #diphoton ... Statistics, you did it again... What other surprises will #ICHEP2016 bring? https://twitter.com/ATLASexperiment/status/761562544993628160 …
- And despite the disappointment, the talk went down well.
ICHEP2016 - Friday, August 5
A very diphoton Friday.