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solar neutrinos

Peering into the Sun from the Depths of the Gran Sasso...

For more than ten years, the Borexino Detector located 1,400 meters below surface of the Italian Gran Sasso massif has been exploring the interior...
IceCubevideo

IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator

An international team of scientists has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered...
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Neutrinos Weighed by the World´s Most Precise Scale

What is the mass of neutrinos?  To answer one of the most fundamental and important open questions in modern particle physics and cosmology, the...
supernovae

Neutrinos as Drivers of Supernovae

Stars exploding as supernovae are the main sources of heavy chemical elements in the Universe. In these star explosions, radioactive atomic nuclei are synthesized...
Sterile Neutrinos

New Limits in the Search for Sterile Neutrinos

The Science Travelling at near the speed of light, particles smaller than an atom zoom through you, me, and, in fact, all matter. In a...
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Probing the Transforming World of Neutrinos

Every second, trillions of neutrinos travel through your body unnoticed. Neutrinos are among the most abundant particles in the universe, but they are difficult...
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Ghost Hunters: Duke Physicists Track the Changeable Neutrino

One kilometer below the surface of Mount Ikeno in Japan lies Super-Kamiokande, the largest neutrino detector of its kind in the world. This 12-story, cylindrical...
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Daya Bay discovers a mismatch

The latest measurements from the Daya Bay neutrino experiment in China don’t align with predictions from nuclear theory.  A new result from the Daya Bay...

Neutrino Researchers Win ‘Breakthrough Prize’ in Fundamental Physics

Five experiments conducting research on the subtle transformations of ghostlike subatomic neutrinos have been awarded the 2016 "Breakthrough Prize" in fundamental physics. The prize,...

Best Precision Yet for Neutrino Measurements at Daya Bay

In the Daya Bay region of China, about 55 kilometers northeast of Hong Kong, a research project is underway to study ghostlike, elusive particles...

Fermilab experiment sees neutrinos change over 500 miles

  Scientists on the NOvA experiment saw their first evidence of oscillating neutrinos, confirming that the extraordinary detector built for the project not only functions...