symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



December 2013

  • 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.

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October 2013

September 2013

  • September 30, 2013
    breaking: Researchers demonstrate ‘accelerator on a chip’
    The technology used to create a new mini-accelerator could spawn new generations of smaller, less expensive devices for science and medicine.
  • September 26, 2013
    breaking: Google Street View goes underground at LHC
    A virtual tour of the Large Hadron Collider and the ATLAS, CMS, LHCb and ALICE experiments is now available on Google Street View.
  • September 20, 2013
    breaking: Scientists expand search for light dark matter
    Physicists on the CDMS experiment have devised a better way to search for a particle that, if it exists, will revolutionize our ideas about dark matter.
  • September 18, 2013
    breaking: Just how weak is the weak force?
    Using a unique technique, the Q-weak collaboration has found the value of the weak force to be in agreement with theory—so far.
  • September 4, 2013
    breaking: Upgraded Fermilab neutrino beam back in business
    After more than a year of improvements, Fermilab's accelerator complex has begun sending neutrinos to experiments at the lab and in Minnesota.
  • September 3, 2013
    breaking: The Dark Energy Survey begins
    Over the next five years, scientists will capture some of the grandest images of the cosmos ever seen and use them to probe the mystery of dark energy.