Michael Dine

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Michael Dine is Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. In the past, he was a research associate at SLAC, a Long Term Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, and the Henry Semat Professor of Physics at the City College of CUNY. He works on problems in particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology. A large part of his research effort through the years has been devoted to understanding the hierarchy problem, especially in the context of supersymmetry. He has also done extensive work on axions.


Connecting the Higgs Mass with Cosmic History

A theoretical proposal ties the puzzling light mass of the Higgs particle to a hypothetical new particle that plays an important role during the big bang. Read More »