Extra dimensions: What’s up with that?

A introduction to what physicists mean by extra dimensions (and it is not that Mr. Spock has an evil twin with a beard — sorry).

http://news.fnal.gov/2012/02/extra-dimensions-what-s-up-with-that/, by Don Lincoln.

The Standard Model: The most successful theory ever

The Standard Model is a triumph of modern physics. With this handful of particles shown here, we can explain all of the matter we have encountered, from atoms to entire galaxies.

The Standard Model is a triumph of modern physics. With this handful of particles shown here, we can explain all of the matter we have encountered, from atoms to entire galaxies.

“Physics in a Nutshell” is a new feature of the Fermilab news. In this column, Fermilab’s Don Lincoln will define one commonly used term in physics. This article was originally published on November 18, 2011.

http://news.fnal.gov/2011/11/the-standard-model-the-most-successful-theory-ever/, by Don Lincoln.

Lepton flavor violation: the search for mismatched Higgs boson decays at CMS

Can the Higgs boson participate in lepton-number violation?

http://news.fnal.gov/2016/09/lepton-flavor-violation-search-mismatched-higgs-boson-decays-cms/, by Bo Jayatilaka.

Matter and antimatter

No, really. It matters. Image: Harley Schwadron

No, really. It matters. Image: Harley Schwadron

DZero measured the difference in the rates of the decays B → μ ν D0 vs. B+ → μ+ ν D0.

http://news.fnal.gov/2016/09/matter-and-antimatter/, by Leo Bellantoni

CDF can’t stop being charming

CDF reports the measurement, in bins of momentum transverse to incident protons, of the average probability of producing a D+ meson at the Tevatron.

http://news.fnal.gov/2016/09/cdf-cant-stop-charming/, by Jeffrey Appel.

A new hunt for sterile neutrinos at NOvA

Find out what NOvA has to say about sterile neutrinos, and what “sterile” means in this context.

http://news.fnal.gov/2016/07/new-hunt-sterile-neutrinos-nova/, by Adam Aurisano and Gareth Kafka