symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication


science topics

November 2014

  • 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.

  • November 05, 2014
    breaking : Scientists progress toward plasma acceleration

    Scientists have demonstrated the particle acceleration technique is powerful and efficient enough to drive future accelerators. 

  • November 04, 2014
    signal to background : The rise of astrostatistics

    Astrophysicists and cosmologists are turning to statisticians to help them analyze an ever-increasing deluge of data.

  • November 04, 2014
    breaking : Fabiola Gianotti chosen as next head of CERN

    The former head of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC will be the first female leader of Europe's largest particle physics laboratory.