Reproducibility and Replication of Experimental Particle Physics Results

  title={Reproducibility and Replication of Experimental Particle Physics Results},
  author={Thomas Junk and L. Lyons},
  journal={Issue 2.4, Fall 2020},
  • T. Junk, L. Lyons
  • Published 15 September 2020
  • Physics, Computer Science
  • Issue 2.4, Fall 2020
The recent "replication crisis" has caused practitioners and journal editors in many fields in science to examine closely their methodologies and publishing criteria. Experimental particle physicists are no exceptions to this, but some of the unique features of this sub-field of physics make the issues of reproduction and replication of results a very interesting and informative topic. The experiments take many years to design, construct, and operate. Because the equipment is so large and… 

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