Daily Archives: December 13, 2011

  • Super Earths, Higgs and Black holes

    3. What’s with Super Earths? The ever increasing number of exoplanets is putting the models of planet formation to test. A new class of planets, named “super-Earths” have emerged. These planets, about a third of the observed ones, have sizes between the Earth and Neptune. Here is the story. 2. Higgs? I spent the whole of Tuesday, attending talks