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dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

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April 2014

  • April 14, 2014
    breaking: CERN's LHCb experiment sees exotic particle
    An analysis using LHC data verifies the existence of an exotic four-quark hadron.
  • April 11, 2014
    breaking: Tufte’s Feynman sculptures come to Fermilab
    Edward Tufte, celebrated statistician and master of informational graphics, transforms physics notations into works of art.
  • April 10, 2014
    breaking: From quark soup to ordinary matter
    Scientists have gained new insight into how matter can change from a hot soup of particles to the matter we know today.
  • April 7, 2014
    breaking: Expanding universe measured with precision
    The Sloan Digital Sky Survey has made the most precise measurement of the expansion rate of the universe over a period of time, an important step toward understanding dark energy.
  • April 4, 2014
    breaking: LHC begins long road to restart
    Physicists have begun to reawaken CERN’s accelerator complex, with a goal of having beam ready for the next run of the LHC in early 2015.
  • April 3, 2014
    breaking: Possible hints of dark matter in Fermi data
    Scientists say collisions between dark matter particles might be the cause of a curious excess of gamma-ray light coming from the center of our galaxy.

March 2014

  • March 19, 2014
    breaking: LHC and Tevatron share first joint result
    An international team of scientists from Fermilab’s Tevatron and CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has produced the world’s best value for the mass of the top quark.
  • March 17, 2014
    breaking: Physicists find evidence of cosmic inflation
    The BICEP2 experiment has detected signs of gravitational waves in the cosmic microwave background radiation, with big implications for the theory of cosmic inflation.
  • March 12, 2014
    breaking: Klystrons for industry
    SLAC partners with industry to produce klystrons, the heart of accelerators in labs and medical facilities around the world.
  • March 3, 2014
    breaking: ‘Particle Fever’ opens in the US
    Particle Fever, a documentary that follows scientists involved in research at the Large Hadron Collider, opens this week in select theaters across the United States.

February 2014

  • February 28, 2014
    breaking: CDMS result covers new ground in search for dark matter
    The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search has set more stringent limits on light dark matter.
  • February 24, 2014
    breaking: Scientists complete the top quark puzzle
    Fermilab's CDF and DZero experiments have discovered the last predicted way to produce the top quark, the heaviest elementary particle.
  • February 21, 2014
    breaking: ‘Black widow’ pulsars consume their mates
    With a deadly embrace, ‘spidery’ pulsars devour their partners. One such pulsar is the first rapidly spinning black widow to be discovered using only gamma rays.
  • February 19, 2014
    breaking: Cosmic rays on demand
    At SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, researchers are using a particle accelerator to help them search for the source of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.
  • February 13, 2014
    breaking: Particle physics enthusiast ties for gold
    Olympic downhill skier Dominique Gisin, who tied for gold in Sochi, is a fan of particle physics.
  • February 11, 2014
    breaking: NOvA sees first long-distance neutrinos
    Even though only a portion of the NOvA neutrino experiment is completed, it has already seen its first neutrinos.
  • February 10, 2014
    breaking: Quarks in the looking glass
    A recent experiment at Jefferson Lab probed the mirror symmetry of quarks, determining that one of their intrinsic properties is non-zero—as predicted by the Standard Model.

January 2014

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