A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
Illustration of a particle collision
08/01/05

International Linear Collider

The International Linear Collider is a proposed new electron-positron collider. Together with the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, it would allow physicists to explore energy regions beyond the reach of today's accelerators.

Illustration of a man tightrope walking the Golden Gate Bridge and ants walking around the cable
07/01/05

Extra dimensions

Extra dimensions sound like science fiction, but they could be part of the real world.

Illustration of two flautists
05/01/05

Neutrino mixing

Waves describe some of the most extraordinary phenomena in the world. Waves can be simple—the sound of a flute playing a sustained, single note—or they can be complicated mixtures—a musical chord, for example, which is a combination of many sound waves.

Simplified illustration of the LHC
04/01/05

Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider is currently being installed in a 27-kilometer ring buried deep below the countryside on the outskirts of Geneva, Switzerland. When its operation begins in 2007, the LHC will be the world’s most powerful particle accelerator.

Illustration of dancers without partners
03/01/05

Supersymmetry

Supersymmetry is a proposed property of the universe.

Image of the yellow and blue E=mc2 balls
02/01/05

E=mc2

Your car, and virtually all other activity on Earth, is ultimately powered by Einstein’s most famous equation.

An illustration to convey gravitational lenses
01/01/05

Gravitational lenses

Gravitational lenses distort light and help scientists study dark matter.

An illustration depicting the concept of antimatter
11/01/04

Antimatter

Antimatter is matter’s natural counterpart.

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