symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication


science topics

November 2014

  • November 26, 2014
    breaking : Needed: citizen scientists for Higgs hunt

    A new project asks citizen scientists for help finding unknown Higgs boson decays in LHC data from the ATLAS experiment.

  • November 25, 2014
    signal to background : Students join the hunt for exotic new physics

    Students will help the MoEDAL experiment at CERN seek evidence of magnetic monopoles, microscopic black holes and other phenomena.

  • November 24, 2014
    commentary : Creating a spark

    Science has a long history of creativity generated through collaboration between fields.

  • November 20, 2014
    breaking : CERN frees LHC data

    Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal.

  • November 19, 2014
    breaking : LHCb experiment finds new particles

    A new LHCb result adds two new composite particles to the quark model.

  • November 18, 2014
    signal to background : Auger reveals subtlety in cosmic rays

    Scientists home in on the make-up of cosmic rays, which are more nuanced than previously thought.

  • November 13, 2014
    signal to background : Big lessons from a Tiny Titan

    When it comes to explaining how a massive machine works, sometimes smaller is better.

  • November 12, 2014
    signal to background : Ancient pigments, modern mystery

    When Chinese workers searching for water found the famous Terracotta Warriors instead, they brought to light a scientific mystery.

  • November 11, 2014
    feature : The November Revolution

    Forty years ago today, two different research groups announced the discovery of the same new particle and redefined how physicists view the universe.

  • November 06, 2014
    signal to background : The intersection of art and science

    Statistician Edward Tufte turns scientific notations into artwork.