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Illustration of two people sitting at table cherry pie: deconstruction
05/14/13

The cherry pie collider

What’s the next step in particle colliders? Symmetry takes a trip into the kitchen pantry to find out.

05/01/09

ATLAS shrunk

Carpenters working at particle physics labs are used to jobs their colleagues in private industry wouldn't dream of tackling.

Logbook of September 2007
09/01/07

First HERA collisions

On October 19, 1991, at 6:50 p.m., Bjørn Wiik logged the first collisions in the new electron-proton particle collider at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron in Hamburg.

05/01/07

Sports car treatment for cavities

Sports car treatment for cavities

04/01/07

You wanted what?

Sometimes even the language of mathematics isn't universal. This realization came during March at the German lab DESY where a party was thrown by the Asian ECal team in thanks for the use of the DESY Calorimeter Group's test beam.

12/01/06

The human side of virtual collaboration

Advances in virtual control technology have shown scientists just how important humans are after all. Although scientists can now essentially operate a particle collider from anywhere in the world, having members of a team work well remotely is just as significant a challenge.