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dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

signal to background

May 2015

  • May 22, 2015
    signal to background: LHC restart timeline
    Physics is just around the corner for the LHC. Follow this timeline through the most exciting moments of the past few months.
  • May 20, 2015
    signal to background: Small teams, big dreams
    A small group of determined scientists can make big contributions to physics.
  • May 19, 2015
    signal to background: Looking to the heavens for neutrino masses
    Scientists are using studies of the skies to solve a neutrino mystery.
  • May 8, 2015
    signal to background: Lonely chairs at CERN
    Over the past year, the “Lonely Chairs at CERN” photography blog has let the chairs do the talking.
  • May 1, 2015
    signal to background: Giant magnet to map melted matter
    A 20-ton superconducting magnet has completed its journey from California to New York.

April 2015

  • April 30, 2015
    signal to background: DECam’s far-out forays
    The Dark Energy Camera does even more than its name would lead you to believe.
  • April 29, 2015
    signal to background: Natural SUSY’s last stand
    Either Supersymmetry will be found in the next years of research at the Large Hadron Collider, or it isn’t exactly what theorists hoped it was.
  • April 9, 2015
    signal to background: Seeing dark matter without seeing
    Indirect detection experiments might be the key to discovering invisible dark matter.

March 2015

  • March 12, 2015
    signal to background: Einstein's most famous equation
    You’ve heard of Einstein’s E=mc2, but what does it mean?
  • March 11, 2015
    signal to background: Buying into physics
    A scientist sets out to augment particle physics funding through crowdfunding.
  • March 5, 2015
    signal to background: A second chance at a PhD in physics
    At each step on the path to a physics PhD, the percentage of students from underrepresented groups drops. The APS Bridge Program aims to fix that.
  • March 3, 2015
    signal to background: A telescope that tells you when to look up
    The LSST system will alert scientists to changes in space in near-real time.

February 2015

  • February 23, 2015
    signal to background: Video: LHC experiments prep for restart
    Engineers and technicians have begun to close experiments in preparation for the next run.
  • February 19, 2015
    signal to background: Physics for the people
    Citizen scientists dive into particle physics and astrophysics research.
  • February 13, 2015
    signal to background: What’s new for LHC Run II
    The Large Hadron Collider gears up for restart.
  • February 12, 2015
    signal to background: Craft astrophysics
    Technicians on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey may be the last members of a spectroscopic survey to use hand-plugged fiber plates.
  • February 10, 2015
    signal to background: Physics Valentines
    In love? Or just the opposite? Express how you feel with physics-inspired Valentines—and anti-Valentines—courtesy of symmetry.
  • February 6, 2015
    signal to background: Q&A: Steven Molaro, ‘The Big Bang Theory’
    The show’s executive producer explains how a niche particle physics blog wound up in a recent plot.
  • February 5, 2015
    signal to background: Scientists take to YouTube for #mylinearcollider
    A video campaign shows international support for construction of the International Linear Collider.

January 2015

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