symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication


Ashley WennersHerron

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

  • December 11, 2013
    signal to background: Exhibit brings the LHC to London
    Visitors to London’s Science Museum can now take a simulated tour of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider.

June 2013

  • June 13, 2013
    breaking: CERN computing heads to Eastern Europe
    To deal with increasingly data-hungry experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN has built an addition to its data center—in Budapest.

May 2013

  • May 29, 2013
    breaking: TEDxCERN multiplies dimensions
    Videos of the talks at TEDxCERN, many of which dealt with particle physics, are now available online.

April 2013

March 2013

  • March 22, 2013
    signal to background: Great minds lauded at physics prize ceremony
    A crowd full of stars from the field of particle physics—along with one from Hollywood—celebrated recent achievements.
  • March 1, 2013
    breaking: Passing the torch at ATLAS
    University of Birmingham physicist Dave Charlton takes over from Fabiola Gianotti as the new spokesperson of the ATLAS experiment.

February 2013

  • February 1, 2013
    breaking: Priorities in particle physics
    A first draft of the European Strategy for Particle Physics places emphasis on research at the Large Hadron Collider.

January 2013

  • January 25, 2013
    breaking: We are all made of star stuff, thanks to the W
    Physicists announced 30 years ago the discovery of the W boson, a particle that remains an important topic of research.
  • January 21, 2013
    breaking: A bullet through an apple
    Physicists have begun the first full run of proton-lead collisions in the Large Hadron Collider to learn more about the beginning of our universe.

November 2012

September 2012

August 2012

  • August 1, 2012
    signal to background: Virtual tourist
    About 80,000 people visit the Large Hadron Collider each year. Now, thanks to the Web, thousands more can make the visit—without ever leaving their hometowns.
  • August 1, 2012
    deconstruction: Big data
    Big science takes both big data and big cooperation. For the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, storing, analyzing and accessing 25 petabytes of data each year requires a worldwide effort that spans more than 100 institutions in 36 countries. Here’s how it works.