symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

Higgs boson

February 2015

December 2014

  • December 9, 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.

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 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.

September 2014

  • 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 11, 2014
    essay: What Hawking really meant
    Fermilab physicist Don Lincoln explains the idea of a metastable universe, what it has to do with the Higgs boson, and why we're still in good shape.

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

  • June 26, 2014
    signal to background: Measuring the lifetime of the Higgs boson
    Scientists are looking for new ways to determine the quick-as-a-thought lifetime of the Higgs boson, which could point the way to new physics.
  • June 23, 2014
    breaking: Higgs boson shows scientists new tricks
    A new result from the Large Hadron Collider strengthens the case that the Higgs interacts with both types of particles in the Standard Model.

May 2014

April 2014

  • April 24, 2014
    commentary: Massive thoughts
    The Higgs boson and the neutrino fascinate the general public and particle physicists alike. Why is that?
  • April 22, 2014
    day in the life: Documenting the development of discovery
    Creating a compelling story about the search for the secrets of the universe in Particle Fever helped filmmaker Mark Levinson find his calling.
  • April 18, 2014
    signal to background: Is the universe balanced on a pinhead?
    New precise measurements of the mass of the top quark bring back the question: Is our universe inherently unstable?

December 2013

  • December 20, 2013
    breaking: Physicists look toward the high-energy horizon
    A panel met at Brookhaven National Laboratory to chart the course for US investment in particle physics experiments.
  • December 3, 2013
    essay: Reading in the Higgs era
    Science writer Mike Perricone presents his favorite books on particle physics and a recommended reading list for the LHC/Higgs Era (2008 to the present).

October 2013

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