symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



July 2015

  • July 28, 2015
    feature: Is this the only universe?
    Our universe could be just one small piece of a bubbling multiverse.
  • July 7, 2015
    feature: What is dark energy?
    It’s everywhere. It will determine the fate of our universe. And we still have no idea what it is.

June 2015

May 2015

  • May 26, 2015
    feature: A goldmine of scientific research
    The underground home of the LUX dark matter experiment has a rich scientific history.
  • May 12, 2015
    feature: High adventure physics
    Three groups of hardy scientists recently met up in Antarctica to launch experiments into the big blue via balloon.

April 2015

February 2015

January 2015

December 2014

November 2014

  • November 11, 2014
    feature: The November Revolution
    Forty years ago, two different research groups announced the discovery of the same new particle and redefined how physicists view the universe.

October 2014

  • October 21, 2014
    feature: Costumes to make zombie Einstein proud
    These physics-themed Halloween costume ideas are sure to entertain—and maybe even educate. Terrifying, we know.
  • October 3, 2014
    feature: To catch a gravitational wave
    Advanced LIGO, designed to detect gravitational waves, will eventually be 1000 times more powerful than its predecessor.

September 2014

  • September 30, 2014
    feature: Accelerating the fight against cancer
    As charged-particle therapies grow in popularity, physicists are working with other experts to make them smaller, cheaper and more effective—and more available to cancer patients in the United States.
  • September 23, 2014
    feature: When research worlds collide
    Particle physicists and scientists from other disciplines are finding ways to help one another answer critical questions.
  • September 16, 2014
    feature: Science gets social
    If you like your science with a cup of coffee, a pint of beer or a raucous crowd, these events may be for you.
  • September 2, 2014
    feature: Detectors in daily life
    Not only are particle detectors essential to making discoveries in particle physics, they also play important roles in industry, science and medicine.

August 2014

  • August 28, 2014
    feature: Particle physics to aid nuclear cleanup
    Cosmic rays can help scientists do something no one else can: safely image the interior of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.