symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication


science topics

October 2014

  • October 21, 2014
    feature : Costumes to make zombie Einstein proud

    These physics-themed Halloween costume ideas are sure to entertain—and maybe even educate. Terrifying, we know.

  • October 20, 2014
    breaking : Transatlantic data-transfer gets a boost

    New links will improve the flow of data from the Large Hadron Collider to US institutions.

  • October 17, 2014
    signal to background : High schoolers try high-powered physics

    The winners of CERN's Beam Line for Schools competition conducted research at Europe’s largest physics laboratory.

  • October 15, 2014
    signal to background : Top quark still raising questions

    Why are scientists still interested in the heaviest fundamental particle nearly 20 years after its discovery?

  • October 14, 2014
    signal to background : Jokes for nerds

    Webcomic artist Zach Weinersmith fuels ‘Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’ with grad student humor and almost half of a physics degree.

  • October 13, 2014
    signal to background : Q&A: Katherine Freese

    The new director of the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics talks neutrinos, women in science, and the hunt for dark matter.

  • October 10, 2014
    signal to background : ‘CERN People’ tells it like it is

    A new video series about scientists at CERN pulls back the curtain on what it’s like to be a physicist during a pivotal time in the field.

  • October 08, 2014
    signal to background : Science Hack Day

    Astrophysicists inspire space-related projects at a 24-hour hack-a-thon in San Francisco.

  • October 06, 2014
    breaking : 500-mile neutrino experiment up and running

    Construction is complete for NOvA, the longest-distance neutrino experiment in the world.

  • October 03, 2014
    feature : To catch a gravitational wave

    Advanced LIGO, designed to detect gravitational waves, will eventually be 1000 times more powerful than its predecessor.