symmetry magazine

dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication



December 2014

  • 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 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

August 2014

July 2014

  • July 28, 2014
    signal to background: NOvA detector takes shape
    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.