October 2011 issue of symmetry available

This month marks the 50th issue of symmetry magazine, which published its first issue in Oct/Nov 2004. It quickly established its own quirky style with a cover of a little girl in jammies dragging an Einstein bear.

This time around our cover shows Fermilab’s iconic Wilson Hall and an equally iconic wedge of flying geese – make that two wedges, arranged with help from Photoshop – forming an X against the sky. That’s X as in Project X, a proposed $1.8 billion accelerator complex that would put Fermilab at the forefront of the Intensity Frontier—a realm in which scientists bring incredible numbers of particles into collision to search for extremely rare processes with a big physics impact.

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