symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

neutrinos

July 2014

  • July 28, 2014
    signal to background: NOvA detector takes shape
    On Thursday members of the NOvA neutrino experiment celebrated their progress with a visit to their massive detector in northern Minnesota.
  • July 16, 2014
    signal to background: Science inspires at Sanford Lab’s Neutrino Day
    Science was the star at an annual celebration in Lead, South Dakota.
  • July 1, 2014
    feature: Waiting for supernova
    Catching a nearby supernova would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that could give scientists a glimpse into physics they could never recreate on Earth.

June 2014

May 2014

  • May 22, 2014
    breaking: Proposed plan for the future of US particle physics
    The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.
  • May 15, 2014
    signal to background: Long-distance neutrino search
    For some physicists, remote operations centers bring neutrino experiments closer to home.
  • May 6, 2014
    logbook: NOvA’s first neutrino
    The first picture of a neutrino that traveled from Illinois to Minnesota shows the NOvA experiment’s advantage in studying neutrino properties.

April 2014

  • April 30, 2014
    breaking: Possible expansion for South Pole detector
    Physicists hope to seek out the source of cosmic neutrinos by expanding the IceCube neutrino detector to 10 times its current size.
  • April 24, 2014
    commentary: Massive thoughts
    The Higgs boson and the neutrino fascinate the general public and particle physicists alike. Why is that?
  • April 1, 2014
    feature: The oldest light in the universe
    The Cosmic Microwave Background, leftover light from the big bang, carries a wealth of information about the universe—for those who can read it.

March 2014

  • March 7, 2014
    signal to background: Start spreading the SNEWS
    A worldwide network keeps astronomers and physicists ready for the next nearby supernova.

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

  • December 12, 2013
    day in the life: Neutrino detector block
    A close look at the assembly of the NOvA near detector reveals a massive yet meticulous process.

November 2013

  • November 26, 2013
    feature: The early universe
    How is it possible to look at the earliest moments of the universe? Physicists have their ways—and what they find out will tell us a lot about how the universe works today and how it will unfold in the future.
  • November 19, 2013
    day in the life: Building NOvA
    Building particle detector parts for a new neutrino experiment gives students an edge in the post-graduation job hunt.
  • November 8, 2013
    logbook: Ultra-high-energy neutrinos
    Scientists on the IceCube experiment discovered two extraterrestrial neutrinos with energies higher than any neutrino anyone had detected before.
  • November 6, 2013
    breaking: Answers to big questions could lie in small particles
    Scientists planning the next decade in US particle physics consider what we can learn from fundamental particles called neutrinos.

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