Scientists who moved from particle physics or astrophysics to medical physics sit down with Symmetry to talk about life, science and career changes.
The Large Synoptic Sky Survey will collect so much data that data scientists needed to figure out new ways for astronomers to access it.
Before a detector component can head to its forever home, it has to pass the test.
This summer, physicist Larry Lee had festival-goers dancing to the sounds of science.
For the first time, scientists and policy-makers are creating a regional strategy for scientific projects in Latin America, starting with a focus on high-energy physics and cosmology.
After 32 years as Fermilab’s staff photographer, Reidar Hahn is retiring—and saying farewell with a final collection of photos in Fermilab’s art gallery.
Latin American institutions are instrumental in creating photon detectors for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
Maria Teresa Dova has been instrumental in bringing scientists in Argentina new opportunities to participate in particle physics and astrophysics experiments, including one that co-discovered the Higgs boson.
Feeling left out of some traditional paths to community in particle physics, a group of Latin American researchers created their own way to connect.
A strong regional tradition of high-energy physics and astrophysics—plus the aspirations of one young researcher—brought the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-ray Observatory to Mexico.
A collaboration with fewer than 100 members has played an important role in Fermilab’s ongoing partnership with Latin American scientists and institutions.
Scholars return home to forge paths for future physicists where few exist.
A series of short physics schools organized in collaboration with CERN has had an outsized impact on the careers of scientists from Latin America.
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.
Many researchers from Latin America can trace their entry into experimental particle physics to an initiative started by former Fermilab Director Leon Lederman.
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.