By Joni White
The December/January issue of symmetry magazine is
available at locations around the SLAC site.
This issue of symmetry features cover art
by Dawn Meson (Image courtesy of SLAC)
Sold on Cold—Why have particle physicists lowered the
temperature on a new accelerator? How cold will the International Linear
The Growth of Inflation—For 25 years cosmologists have
struggled to adapt one of the greatest inventions: inflation. Is a final
SESAME: An Oasis of Peace in the Middle East?—With help
from Europe and the U.S., scientists in Jordan are building a lab for
collaboration among neighboring countries.
Deconstruction: Visa Quest—For Nikolay Solyak, an approval
letter was no guarantee for quickly obtaining an H1-B visa at the U.S.
embassy in Berlin.
Where to Get Your Copy
Subscribers receive their print copies through internal
Copies can be collected at any of the following locations:
• SLAC Library, Bldg. 40
• SSRL Mailrooms, Bldgs. 137 and 120
• SLUO Desk, Bldg. 50 lobby
• EFD Office, Bldg. 280A, Reception and mailboxes
• A&E, Bldg. 41, Literature rack near staircase and
• ROB, Bldg. 48, Reception desk, Redwood rooms, coffee
areas, upstairs literature rack and mailboxes
• ES&H, Bldg. 24, Room 209
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