symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



April 2014

March 2014

  • 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 3, 2014
    breaking: ‘Particle Fever’ opens in the US
    Particle Fever, a documentary that follows scientists involved in research at the Large Hadron Collider, opens this week in select theaters across the United States.

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

  • December 18, 2013
    breaking: CERN’s Lego scavenger hunt
    Somewhere inside the CERN Computing Centre lurk a werewolf, a gorilla, a leprechaun and other tiny exotic creatures. How many can you find?
  • December 11, 2013
    signal to background: Exhibit brings the LHC to London
    Visitors to London’s Science Museum can now take a simulated tour of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider.
  • December 5, 2013
    breaking: 10 journals to go open-access in 2014
    As part of the SCOAP3 publishing initiative, 10 journals in high-energy physics will offer unrestricted access to their peer-reviewed articles, starting January 1.

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

  • October 21, 2013
    signal to background: CERN experiment aids climate research
    Information gained through a CERN experiment that combines particle physics and atmospheric chemistry will help scientists create better climate models.
  • October 17, 2013
    signal to background: Tweetup welcomes virtual audience to CERN
    CERN laboratory offered a private tour to a dozen Twitterati, who broadcast the experience to a much larger crowd.
  • October 17, 2013
    breaking: Nobel Prize in physics honors prediction of Higgs boson
    Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, who developed key concepts in the theory that predicted the Higgs boson, will be awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics.