symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

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February 2014

  • 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

December 2013

  • December 20, 2013
    breaking: Physicists look toward the high-energy horizon
    A panel met at Brookhaven National Laboratory to chart the course for US investment in particle physics experiments.
  • December 18, 2013
    breaking: CERN’s Lego scavenger hunt
    Somewhere inside the CERN Computing Centre lurk a werewolf, a gorilla, a leprechaun and other tiny exotic creatures. How many can you find?
  • December 18, 2013
    breaking: The value of fundamental research
    The winners and finalists of this year’s $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize convened to discuss strategies for elevating the public’s awareness and knowledge of theoretical physics.
  • December 16, 2013
    breaking: Mu2e attracts magnet experts
    By tapping into specialized knowledge around the world, the Mu2e collaboration will undertake a first-of-its-kind experiment. 
  • December 9, 2013
    breaking: Chinese collider expands particle zoo
    China’s Beijing Electron-Positron Collider seems to be hosting a reunion; members of a poorly understood family of particles keep popping up in their data, which may help clarify the properties of this reclusive family.
  • December 6, 2013
    breaking: US particle physicists look to space
    A panel met at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to look for promising routes to the study of dark matter, dark energy and other phenomena.
  • December 5, 2013
    breaking: 10 journals to go open-access in 2014
    As part of the SCOAP3 publishing initiative, 10 journals in high-energy physics will offer unrestricted access to their peer-reviewed articles, starting January 1.
  • December 5, 2013
    breaking: First particle-antiparticle collider now historic site
    The European Physical Society has declared the construction site of the Anello di Accumulazione collider in Frascati, Italy, a significant site in physics history.

November 2013

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