symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication


science topics

July 2015

  • July 02, 2015
    signal to background : The wonderful thing about triggers

    Physicist Jim Pivarski explains how particle detectors know when to record data.

  • July 01, 2015
    signal to background : Higgs factory proposed for Beijing

    Scientists in China hope to build a successor to the Large Hadron Collider—and take a new place on the international particle physics stage.

June 2015

  • June 30, 2015
    feature : How do you solve a puzzle like neutrinos?

    When it comes to studying particles that zip through matter as though it weren’t even there, you use every method you can think of.

  • June 25, 2015
    signal to background : Exploring dark energy with robots

    The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument will produce a 3-D space map using a ‘hive’ of robots. 

  • June 24, 2015
    signal to background : Seeing in gamma rays

    The latest sky maps produced by Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope combine seven years of observations.

  • June 23, 2015
    signal to background : Bringing neutrino research back to India

    The India-based Neutrino Observatory will provide a home base for Indian particle physicists.

  • June 18, 2015
    signal to background : Mathematician to know: Emmy Noether

    Noether's theorem is a thread woven into the fabric of the science.

  • June 17, 2015
    application : Making the portable gamma camera

    The end of the Cold War and the cancellation of the Superconducting Super Collider led to the creation of a life-saving medical device.

  • June 16, 2015
    breaking : OPERA catches fifth tau neutrino

    The OPERA experiment’s study of tau neutrino appearance has reached the level of “discovery.”

  • June 11, 2015
    signal to background : Q&A: New director-general of KEK

    Masanori Yamauchi started his three-year term as head of Japan’s major center of particle physics research this spring.