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10/14/19

DUNE scientists see particle tracks with dual-phase technology

Scientists working at CERN have started tests of a new neutrino detector prototype that uses a promising technology called “dual phase.”

10/08/19

Nobel awarded for theoretical cosmology, exoplanet discovery

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz shared the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics.

10/08/19
Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 was awarded "for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos," with one half to James Peebles and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz.

10/04/19
Physics Girl

The world's largest digital camera is currently being assembled at a warehouse in California.

Building on luck

10/15/19

Scholars return home to forge paths for future physicists where few exist.

Symmetry Series: Latin America

This trilingual collection explores particle physics and astrophysics in Latin America.

10/02/19

From the Editor: A month in Latin America

Latin America has reached a pivotal moment in experimental particle physics and astrophysics research. Throughout the month of October, Symmetry will explore how.

10/03/19

The legacy of César Lattes

Brazilian physicist César Lattes, considered a national hero for his discoveries, paved the way for trailblazing research projects in particle astrophysics across Latin America and beyond.

10/08/19

Raising a new set of flags at Fermilab

Many researchers from Latin America can trace their entry into experimental particle physics to an initiative started by former Fermilab Director Leon Lederman.

10/09/19

A crystal clear place to study the skies

In the last few decades, Argentina and Chile have proven themselves prime spots for astronomical observation—a status that has been a boon in many ways for both countries.

10/10/19

Building the future, two weeks at a time

A series of short physics schools organized in collaboration with CERN has had an outsized impact on the careers of scientists from Latin America.

10/15/19

Building on luck

Scholars return home to forge paths for future physicists where few exist.

10/10/19

Building the future, two weeks at a time

A series of short physics schools organized in collaboration with CERN has had an outsized impact on the careers of scientists from Latin America.

10/09/19

A crystal clear place to study the skies

In the last few decades, Argentina and Chile have proven themselves prime spots for astronomical observation—a status that has been a boon in many ways for both countries.

10/08/19

Raising a new set of flags at Fermilab

Many researchers from Latin America can trace their entry into experimental particle physics to an initiative started by former Fermilab Director Leon Lederman.

10/03/19

The legacy of César Lattes

Brazilian physicist César Lattes, considered a national hero for his discoveries, paved the way for trailblazing research projects in particle astrophysics across Latin America and beyond.

10/02/19

From the Editor: A month in Latin America

Latin America has reached a pivotal moment in experimental particle physics and astrophysics research. Throughout the month of October, Symmetry will explore how.

10/01/19

Chasing gravitational waves

When LIGO and Virgo detected the echoes that likely came from a collision between a black hole and a neutron star, dozens of physicists began a hunt for the signal’s electromagnetic counterpart. 

09/30/19

A day in the life of a cosmic-ray ‘bookkeeper’

Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa is helping to build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.

09/27/19

Behind the “Cosmic Design”

Artist Shanthi Chandrasekar explains the mixture of art and physics in her new gallery exhibit at Fermilab.