symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



September 2013

  • 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.

August 2013

  • August 23, 2013
    breaking: Japan selects candidate site for linear collider
    A site evaluation committee has recommended a location for the proposed International Linear Collider, if it is built in Japan.
  • August 22, 2013
    breaking: Daya Bay furthers neutrino knowledge
    A new Daya Bay result advances our understanding of neutrinos by precisely measuring their oscillation behavior at different energies.
  • August 16, 2013
    breaking: Antimatter experiment seeks help from the crowd
    After a successful trial run, a CERN antimatter experiment plans to use crowdsourcing to analyze its data.
  • August 8, 2013
    breaking: Physicists chart path forward
    Through the “Snowmass” process, particle physicists discussed the field’s biggest unanswered questions and thoroughly analyzed the tools needed to answer them.

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June 2013

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.
  • May 24, 2013
    breaking: Accelerator physicists design cargo X-ray scanner
    Two SLAC physicists help a local company design and build X-ray devices that scan cargo containers for nuclear materials and other hazards.
  • May 23, 2013
    breaking: FACET boosts plasma acceleration
    Upgrades to the Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests—including a new 10-terawatt laser—will assist in R&D for new methods of particle acceleration.