Brian Lindquist

Brian Lindquist is a postdoctoral researcher for Stony Brook University in New York. His research has included measurements of multi-boson production and quality assurance for the IBL, an upgrade of ATLAS’s pixel detector. Prior to joining ATLAS, he got his PhD from Stanford University, working on the BaBar experiment.

The Art of Rediscovery

When I tell people I’m a particle physicist, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is: “So, have you discovered anything?” Funnily, I’ve spent much of the past two years trying to rediscover something that’s already been seen before. In today’s world, which fetishizes the New, this may seem slightly lame, but just because we’ve discovered something, doesn’t mean we’ve fully understood it.

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