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RE: Exploiting the results of the CERN LHC - about my own research

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Hello @lemouth,
I understand from your article more clearly how what you do is 'theoretical' physics. All 'interesting' theories are possible, until the lack of data indicates that they really are not likely. You look for indications that something exists beyond the standard model, but failing to find anything where there should have been something, you move on to explore more likely theories.
If I call you a dreamer, that is not an insult. By dreamer I mean someone who looks beyond the known to the possible. Without such dreamers there is no advancement in human knowledge.
As I have said before, your work is very exciting and calls upon not only the greatest analytic skills but also upon great creativity.
Quite exciting. Thank you for explaining in a way that makes the purpose of your work, and even to some extent, the methodology understandable.

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All 'interesting' theories are possible, until the lack of data indicates that they really are not likely

This is exactly the point. In order to exclude a theory, you need to exclude all possible choices for the parameters of the theory. And this is what is complicated: Some combinations may be excluded... Excluding all of them is however a more complicated task. However, when one is left with only extreme parameter choices, we may lose some nice properties of the theory... and then give up and focus on more interesting frameworks.

[...] but failing to find anything where there should have been something, you move on to explore more likely theories.

Here, the point is that we only be able to push the frontier where the something lies a bit further. We can only say that there is nothing, up to a certain point, with the new phenomena lying potentially beyond that point.

Yes, you can call me a dreamer. A dreamer happy to share some pieces of the dream! ^^

A dreamer happy to share some pieces of the dream!

Thank you :)