CMSSM, naturalness and the "fine-tuning price" of the Very Large Hadron Collider

  title={CMSSM, naturalness and the "fine-tuning price" of the Very Large Hadron Collider},
  author={Andrew Fowlie},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • A. Fowlie
  • Published 2014
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
The absence of supersymmetry or other new physics at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has lead many to question naturalness arguments. With Bayesian statistics, we argue that natural models are most probable and that naturalness is not merely an aesthetic principle. We calculate a probabilistic measure of naturalness, the Bayesian evidence, for the Standard Model (SM) with and without quadratic divergences, confirming that the SM with quadratic divergences is improbable. We calculate the… Expand

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