The 95% CL upper limits on the gluino (left ) and squark (right ) pair production cross sections as a function of neutralino versus gluino (squark) mass. This is a figure from the ‘Search for supersymmetry in events with photons and missing transverse energy in pp collisions at 13 TeV’ by the CMS Collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider. Image credit: CERN / CMS Collaboration.

Five Brilliant Ideas For New Physics That Need To Die, Already

If your favorite theory made the list, you might want to consider a new favorite to bet on.

Ethan Siegel
Oct 13, 2017 · 7 min read

“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” -Ann Landers