symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



December 2014

  • December 2, 2014
    signal to background: Muon versus the volcano
    Particles produced by cosmic rays enter volcanoes and live to tell the tale.

November 2014

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June 2014

  • 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.
  • June 24, 2014
    breaking: Massive neutrino detector moved into place
    The 30-ton MicroBooNE detector, the cornerstone of Fermilab’s short-baseline neutrino program, will see neutrinos this year.
  • June 17, 2014
    day in the life: Science and nature
    Although the view has changed, Lucy de Barbaro still looks at life through the lens of physics.
  • June 10, 2014
    explain it in 60 seconds: Wave-particle duality
    The concept of wave-particle duality ascribes two seemingly contradictory traits to a single object.
  • June 4, 2014
    breaking: MINOS result narrows field for sterile neutrinos
    Data collected at the long-running MINOS experiment stacks evidence against the existence of these theoretical particles. 

May 2014

  • May 22, 2014
    breaking: Proposed plan for the future of US particle physics
    The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.
  • May 15, 2014
    signal to background: Long-distance neutrino search
    For some physicists, remote operations centers bring neutrino experiments closer to home.
  • May 8, 2014
    signal to background: Saving the Feynman van
    A team of Richard Feynman’s friends and fans banded together to restore the Nobel laureate’s most famous vehicle.