Beyond The Standard Model
The Standard Model of particle physics is amazingly successful, yet it leaves many basic questions unanswered. From bizarre, unexplained parameters such as the cosmological constant, Higgs mass, or neutron electric dipole moment to the lack of explanation for observed phenomena such as dark matter and baryogenesis, there is strong evidence that the Standard Model must be extended. At SITP we have focused on finding solutions to these open problems to discover what these hints tell us about the underlying laws of physics.
What physics lies beyond the Standard Model and how can we discover it?
What is the origin of mass? Are there other universes with different physical laws?
Professor Dimopoulos has been searching for answers to some of the deepest mysteries of nature. Why is gravity so weak? Do elementary particles have substructure? What is the origin of mass? Are there new dimensions? Can we produce black holes in the lab?
The Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics (SITP) is searching for postdoctoral fellows across the full range of theoretical physics.
The history of particle accelerators is one of seemingly constant one-upmanship. Ever since the 1920s, the machines – which spur charged particles to near light speeds before crashing them together – have grown ever larger, more complex and more powerful.
A team of Stanford University researchers are on a mission to identify dark matter once and for all. But first, they'll need to build the world's most sensitive radio.
This five-part series tells the story of how theoretical physicists at Stanford helped develop the String Theory Landscape.
After the historic announcement of the discovery of gravitational waves from merging black holes by LIGO, Peter Graham answered questions on the discovery and gravitational waves in general at
The Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment (CASPEr) has received funding for phase 1 from the Heising-Simons and Simons Foundations.