DZERO Charge Asymmetry Grows To 3.9 Standard Deviations

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The DZERO collaboration has just produced an update of their analysis of the dimuon charge asymmetry using 9.0 inverse femtobarns of proton-antiproton collisions. The new result confirms the previously reported effect, raising the discrepancy with the Standard Model prediction to over four standard deviations.

I feel this result is important to comment here, so I will do it regardless of the fact that another authoritative source has already discussed it in detail for the blogosphere (and this time, much more timely than I did). I however suggest that if you are interested in this topic you also read Jester’s piece……

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Written by physicsgg

July 5, 2011 at 6:36 am

Posted in High Energy Physics

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