symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



March 2014

  • March 31, 2014
    signal to background: 30 years of inter-American collaboration
    Three decades ago this month, scientists from Latin America came to do research at Fermilab, forming the ties of a lasting collaboration.
  • March 19, 2014
    breaking: LHC and Tevatron share first joint result
    An international team of scientists from Fermilab’s Tevatron and CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has produced the world’s best value for the mass of the top quark.
  • March 6, 2014
    signal to background: Physics by hand
    To encourage discussion and engagement, a physics forum has banned PowerPoint slides in favor of low-tech whiteboards.

February 2014

January 2014

November 2013

  • November 11, 2013
    signal to background: How to make CERN’s most delicious detector
    Three University of Minnesota graduate students took their particle physics skills to the kitchen to create an edible model of the CMS detector, and symmetry has the recipe.

October 2013

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March 2013

February 2013

  • February 26, 2013
    logbook: Higgs-like particle
    Early in the summer of 2012, excitement reached a peak as members of the CMS and ATLAS collaborations confirmed among themselves that they would soon announce the discovery of what looked like the Higgs boson.
  • February 4, 2013
    feature: What’s next for the Large Hadron Collider?
    Experiments at the Large Hadron Collider made a major discovery, but the world’s highest-energy particle accelerator is just getting started.

January 2013

  • January 21, 2013
    breaking: A bullet through an apple
    Physicists have begun the first full run of proton-lead collisions in the Large Hadron Collider to learn more about the beginning of our universe.

December 2012

  • December 18, 2012
    feature: A model partnership
    Bucking the “ivory tower” stereotype, particle theorists dive into Large Hadron Collider experimental searches and come up with a new way to look at the data.