symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication


science topics

October 2014

September 2014

  • September 30, 2014
    feature : Accelerating the fight against cancer

    As charged-particle therapies grow in popularity, physicists are working with other experts to make them smaller, cheaper and more effective—and more available to cancer patients in the United States.

  • September 29, 2014
    breaking : CERN turns 60

    CERN celebrates six decades of peaceful collaboration for science.

  • September 26, 2014
    signal to background : CERN gets new Guinness World Records title

    The global authority on superlatives celebrates a tiny particle found in a massive machine.

  • September 23, 2014
    feature : When research worlds collide

    Particle physicists and scientists from other disciplines are finding ways to help one another answer critical questions.

  • September 22, 2014
    breaking : Cosmic dust proves prevalent

    Space dust accounts for at least some of the possible signal of cosmic inflation the BICEP2 experiment announced in March. How much remains to be seen.

  • September 18, 2014
    breaking : Pursuit of dark matter progresses at AMS

    A possible sign of dark matter will eventually become clear, according to promising signs from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment.

  • September 17, 2014
    signal to background : XKCD creator answers ‘What if?’

    Randall Munroe, author of the webcomic xkcd, has found another outlet for his inquisitive nature.

  • September 16, 2014
    feature : Science gets social

    If you like your science with a cup of coffee, a pint of beer or a raucous crowd, these events may be for you.

  • September 15, 2014
    signal to background : Sci-fi writers, scientists imagine the future

    A new project pairs science fiction authors with scientists to envision worlds that are both inspiring and achievable.