A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
Pierre Auger Observatory
02/15/21

Pierre Auger shares 10% of data

The observatory has made detailed information about an initial selection of its recorded cosmic-ray events available for outside scientists to use.

01/26/21

Snowmass summer study pushed to 2022

Organizers of the planning exercise that helps shape the future of US particle physics have moved its final workshop back by one year.

Scientist working on a new particle collider
02/05/20

MICE brings muon collider closer to reality

The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment has achieved its goal of squeezing a beam of muons before they decay.

Illustration of Vera Rubin
01/07/20

Vera Rubin, giant of astronomy

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will be named for an influential astronomer who left the field better than she found it.

Particle Physics and Astrophysics around 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.

03/07/19

Japan defers ILC decision

In their latest meeting with scientists, the Japanese government declined to stake a claim to hosting the ILC.

Artistic rendering of the IceCube Lab at the South Pole with a bright flash in the sky.
07/12/18

Scientists trace high-energy cosmic neutrino to its birthplace

A pair of results bring neutrinos into the new era of multi-messenger astronomy.

Illustration of four Rock 'Em Sock 'Em robots representing the four particles in the Sub Smackdown (blue, red, purple, green)
03/30/18

Photon declared champion

After a week of appreciation for each of the four particle contenders, the photon emerged as the winner in the Subatomic Smackdown.

Illustration of Renee Horton, NASA, planet, spaceship (red, black, blue, purple, grey, white, purple)
03/06/18

Bring a folding chair

National Society of Black Physicists President Renée Horton talks with Symmetry about finding a place to belong in physics.

Header/stich ATLAS, LLPs Displaced Jets
12/21/17

Not an ugly sweater party

University College London scientists make physics festive with sweaters and songs at their annual holiday gathering.

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