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I tried to post a good question with images, but I was stopped by the 10 pt rule.

My question is now posted at:


Just want to know if anyone can explain what I see.

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closed as not a real question by David Z Jun 12 '11 at 19:57

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10 point rule ? –  user1778 Jun 12 '11 at 16:25
The analysis in your link is evidently coming from a discipline completely different than particle physics. I have no idea what your delta is, what xformed means either. "It is chinese to me", as us greeks say, instead of "it is greek to me". –  anna v Jun 12 '11 at 16:28
@Tim: You need a few rep before you can post images or include more than a single link in your posts. See physics.stackexchange.com/privileges/new-user . There is actually a lot that goes on in terms of privileges between1 and about 250 rep. –  dmckee Jun 12 '11 at 16:51
if you want an answer to your question you have to define your terms. As is it sounds random.BTW I am not the one down voting because you are new here and should be given a chance. –  anna v Jun 12 '11 at 17:37
I don't see an actual question here, even after reading the blog post. In any case, writing up your question on an external site and linking to it is strongly discouraged (although that's not why I closed this). For future reference, if you don't have enough reputation to include images in the question, you can write the question without images, or include the URLs of the images and someone with higher rep will come along and edit them in. –  David Z Jun 12 '11 at 20:00

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OK, I have figured out what you are after with the Delta. You attribute significance to the dip in the data just before the peak of the di-boson curve (red), at the bin of 65GeV .

What you are missing is the errors. If you look at the errors, the dip is less than two sigma from the di-boson curve, so it is not significant and any further analysis is a study of randomness.

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