symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



September 2015

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May 2015

April 2015

  • April 22, 2015
    breaking: Italian neutrino experiment to move to the US
    The world’s largest liquid-argon neutrino detector will help with the search for sterile neutrinos at Fermilab. 
  • April 15, 2015
    breaking: AMS results create cosmic ray puzzle
    New results from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment defy our current understanding of cosmic rays.
  • April 10, 2015
    breaking: LHC breaks energy record
    The Large Hadron Collider has beaten its own world record for accelerating particles.
  • April 5, 2015
    breaking: LHC sees first beams
    The Large Hadron Collider has circulated the first protons, ending a two-year shutdown.

March 2015

  • March 31, 2015
    breaking: LHC restart back on track
    The Large Hadron Collider has overcome a technical hurdle and could restart as early as next week.
  • March 24, 2015
    breaking: LHC will not restart this week
    Engineers and technicians may need to warm up and recool a section of the accelerator before they can introduce particles.
  • March 20, 2015
    breaking: The LHC does a dry run
    Engineers have started the last step required before sending protons all the way around the renovated Large Hadron Collider.
  • March 18, 2015
    deconstruction: Inside the CERN Control Centre
    Take a tour of one of the most important rooms at CERN.
  • March 6, 2015
    breaking: Revamped LHC to get first taste of protons
    Engineers plan to send 40 trillion protons through sections of the Large Hadron Collider during weekend tests.

February 2015

  • February 26, 2015
    day in the life: From the Standard Model to space
    A group of scientists who started at particle physics experiments move their careers to the final frontier.
  • February 24, 2015
    logbook: Physics in fast-forward
    During their first run, experiments at the Large Hadron Collider rediscovered 50 years' worth of physics research in a single month.
  • 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.