symmetry magazine https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/ dimensions of particle physics en Mon, 17 Jun 2024 07:46:37 -0500 Tue, 28 May 2024 09:17:57 -0500 The physicist gamer https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/the-physicist-gamer?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

Raphael Granier De Cassagnac recently put his scientific skills to use creating a physics-themed video game.

R.E. Natowicz 55769 2024-05-28T09:17:57-0500 symmetry magazine
LSST Camera arrives at Rubin Observatory in Chile https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/lsst-camera-arrives-at-rubin-observatory-in-chile?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

The largest camera ever built for astrophysics has completed the long journey from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California to the summit of Cerro Pachón in Chile.

55757 2024-05-22T08:00:00-0500 symmetry magazine
Tomorrow’s physics test: machine learning https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/tomorrows-physics-test-machine-learning?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

Machine learning is becoming an essential part of a physicist’s toolkit. How should new students learn to use it?

Laura Dattaro 55753 2024-05-07T09:20:19-0500 symmetry magazine
A physicists’ guide to the ethics of artificial intelligence https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/a-physicists-guide-to-the-ethics-of-artificial-intelligence?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

Physics may seem like its own world, but different sectors using machine learning are all part of the same universe. 

Laura Dattaro 55748 2024-05-06T08:00:00-0500 symmetry magazine
AI for control rooms https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/ai-for-control-rooms?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

Scientists inside and outside of particle physics and astrophysics are leaning on AI for assistance with complex tasks.

David Krause 55746 2024-05-01T07:19:42-0500 symmetry magazine
Machine learning and theory https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/machine-learning-and-theory?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

Theoretical physicists use machine-learning algorithms to speed up difficult calculations and eliminate untenable theories—but could they transform what it means to make discoveries?

Madeleine O’Keefe 55742 2024-04-30T07:41:18-0500 symmetry magazine
Machine learning and experiment https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/machine-learning-and-experiment?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

For more than 20 years in experimental particle physics and astrophysics, machine learning has been accelerating the pace of science, helping scientists tackle problems of greater and greater complexity.

Sarah Charley 55740 2024-04-25T08:00:00-0500 symmetry magazine
A collaborative ecosystem https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/a-collaborative-ecosystem?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

Physicists work with computer scientists in academia and industry to advance machine learning.

Emily Ayshford 55737 2024-04-23T08:00:00-0500 symmetry magazine
Physics vocabulary: AI edition https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/physics-vocabulary-ai-edition?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

Don’t know your convolutional neural networks from your boosted decision trees? Symmetry is here to help.

Emily Ayshford 55733 2024-04-18T06:59:45-0500 symmetry magazine
Symmetry’s guide to AI in particle physics and astrophysics https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/symmetrys-guide-to-ai-in-particle-physics-and-astrophysics?utm_source=main_feed_click&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=main_feed&utm_content=click

In the coming weeks, Symmetry will explore the ways scientists are using artificial intelligence to advance particle physics and astrophysics—in a series of articles written and illustrated entirely by humans.

Kathryn Jepsen 55723 2024-04-17T08:00:00-0500 symmetry magazine