symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication


science topics

December 2014

  • December 19, 2014
    breaking : TRIUMF announces photo contest winners

    Visiting photographers get an insider’s view of Canada’s national particle and nuclear physics laboratory.

  • December 18, 2014
    day in the life : Physicist turned carbon-catcher

    Particle physics inspires Arizona State University professor Klaus Lackner's work on climate change.

  • December 17, 2014
    breaking : LHC filled with liquid helium

    The Large Hadron Collider is now cooled to nearly its operational temperature.

  • December 16, 2014
    feature : Deck the halls with Nobel physicists

    Symmetry presents a physics twist on the craft of cutting paper snowflakes.

  • December 11, 2014
    signal to background : ICARUS hits the road

    A giant neutrino detector is traveling by truck from the Italian Gran Sasso laboratories to CERN to get ready for a new life.

  • December 10, 2014
    breaking : First LHC magnets prepped for restart

    A first set of superconducting magnets has passed the test and is ready for the Large Hadron Collider to restart in spring.

  • December 09, 2014
    signal to background : New books for the physics fan

    These recently published popular science books will help you catch up on particle physics news, knowledge and history.

  • December 05, 2014
    signal to background : Vacuuming the ATLAS detector

    One hundred scientists and engineers recently gave the ATLAS detector a deep cleaning in preparation for the Large Hadron Collider restart.

  • December 05, 2014
    breaking : Einstein papers go digital

    More than 5000 documents collected by the Einstein Papers Project are now freely available online.

  • December 03, 2014
    signal to background : Searching for a dark light

    A new experiment at Jefferson Lab is on the hunt for dark photons, hypothetical messengers of an invisible universe.