symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

signal to background

September 2014

  • September 26, 2014
    signal to background: CERN gets new Guinness World Records title
    The global authority on superlatives celebrates a tiny particle found in a massive machine.
  • September 17, 2014
    signal to background: XKCD creator answers ‘What if?’
    Randall Munroe, author of the webcomic xkcd, has found another outlet for his inquisitive nature.
  • September 15, 2014
    signal to background: Sci-fi writers, scientists imagine the future
    A new project pairs science fiction authors with scientists to envision worlds that are both inspiring and achievable.
  • September 9, 2014
    signal to background: True tales of science
    When two theoretical physicists crossed paths at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, the Story Collider was born.
  • September 3, 2014
    signal to background: Watching ‘the clock’ at the LHC
    As time ticks down to the restart of the Large Hadron Collider, scientists are making sure their detectors run like clockwork.

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

  • June 27, 2014
    signal to background: Getting the jump on big data for LSST
    Efforts are already underway to ensure that the data the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope collects will be ready to be mined for scientific gold.
  • June 26, 2014
    signal to background: Measuring the lifetime of the Higgs boson
    Scientists are looking for new ways to determine the quick-as-a-thought lifetime of the Higgs boson, which could point the way to new physics.

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