We search carefully for new physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics – even though it has withstood decades of scrutiny – since it can’t explain everything … More What’s the Matter with Matter?
Alien life is probably out there, and it could have a huge effect on modern religion … More Aliens
Aiming to foster engagement within the local and larger communities, we have created a PGSA at SBU … More Forming a Physics Graduate Student Association at Stony Brook
Fundamentalists and political spin-doctors have turned science into a boogey man. … More The “Politicization” of Science and The People’s Climate March
Part of the point was to get scientists engaged, and it succeeded. … More March for Science
I took a quick trip to Manhattan and Brooklyn to do some science advocacy and hang out … More Manhattan and Brooklyn – 04/22/2017
Please stand up for science and make your voice heard! … More Please March for Science on Earth Day
“I’m not a religious man, but if I was, let’s just say that this would be very compelling” – Computational Lattice Gauge Theorist The spectrum of QCD bound states’ energy levels scales linearly with the input quark degrees of freedom masses, which come directly from the Higgs Mechanism (2013 Nobel Prize) of Electro-weak Symmetry Breaking. Consequently, … More Lattice Nuclear Physics (feat. The Anthropic Principle)