Neutrinos

Record-breaking Simulations Of Large-scale Structure Formation In The Universe

Current simulations of cosmic structure formation do not accurately reproduce the properties of ghost-like particles called neutrinos that have been present in the Universe since its beginning. But now, a research team from Japan has devised an...

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Elusive Neutrino Candidates Detected In Breakthrough Physics Experiment

At long last, researchers have glimpsed ghostly particles produced by CERN’s Large Hadron Collider -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Physics, CERN, Large Hadron Collider

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Electrons Set The Stage For Neutrino Experiments

Neutrinos may be the key to finally solving a mystery of the origins of our matter-dominated universe, and preparations for two major, billion-dollar experiments are underway to reveal the particles' secrets. Now, a team of nuclear physicists have...
Related topics: Electrons, Physics

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Blackberry (bb) To Power Mahindra & Mahindra's Xuv700 Cdc

BlackBerry Limited BB has been selected by Mahindra & Mahindra (“M&M”), a leading automotive company in India, to power a Cockpit Domain Controller (CDC).The CDC that leverages BlackBerry’s QNX Neutrino Real-time Operating...
Related topics: BlackBerry, Mobile Technology

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Experiment Finds No Sign Of Sterile Neutrinos

We don’t know what dark matter is. We do know the characteristics of dark matter, and much of how it behaves, so we know what physical properties dark matter must have, but no known matter has all the necessary characteristics of dark matter....

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Investigating A Long-standing Neutrino Mystery

Neutrinos are one of the most mysterious members of the Standard Model, a framework for describing fundamental forces and particles in nature. While they are among the most abundant known particles in the universe, they interact very rarely with...

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Scientists Spot Rare Neutrino Signal For Big Physics Finding

Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory developed a software toolkit that reconstructs and isolates neutrino data in 3D. This software directly enabled the long-awaited findings from the MicroBooNE experiment released today by Fermilab in four...
Related topics: Physics, Fermilab

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Microboone Experiment's First Results Show No Hint Of A Sterile Neutrino

For more than a decade, scientists have wondered whether a theorized new particle, a fourth kind of neutrino called the sterile neutrino, might exist in our universe. Evidence of this would add a new particle to the physicists' best theory, the...
Related topics: Physics

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Analysis Puts Most General Constraints On Nonstandard Neutrino Interactions

For decades, physicists have theorized that the current best theory describing particle physics—the "Standard Model"—was not sufficient to explain the way the universe works. In the search for physics beyond the Standard Model (BSM), elusive...
Related topics: Physics

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Did A Black Hole Eating A Star Generate A Neutrino? Unlikely, New Study Shows

In October 2019, a high-energy neutrino slammed into Antarctica. The neutrino, which was remarkably hard to detect, peaked astronomers’ interest: what could generate such a powerful particle? Researchers traced the neutrino back to a supermassive...
Related topics: Black Holes, Antarctica (science), Space, Physics

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Scientists Assemble Final Detector Of Fermilab's Short-baseline Neutrino Program

With a directive to look for physics beyond the standard model and study the behavior of the universe's most elusive particles, the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory's Short-Baseline Neutrino Program has a full plate.
Related topics: Fermilab, Physics

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Even The Quiet Supermassive Black Holes Are Blasting Out Neutrinos And Gamma Rays

Is there anywhere in the Universe where we can escape from radiation? Certainly not here on Earth. And not in space itself, which is filled with diffuse radiation in the form of gamma rays and neutrinos. Scientists have struggled to explain where...
Related topics: Black Holes

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Cern To Provide Second Dune Cryostat

Neutrinos are tricky beasts. Alone among known fundamental particles, they suffer from an identity crisis—if it were possible to put them on a weighing scale, you would unpredictably measure one of three possible masses. As a result, the three...
Related topics: CERN

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Supernova Explosions Are Sustained By Neutrinos From Neutron Stars, A New Observation Suggests

A model for supernova explosions first proposed in the 1980s has received strong support from the observation by RIKEN astrophysicists of titanium-rich plumes emanating from a remnant of such an explosion.
Related topics: Supernova, Neutron Stars, Astrophysics

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Chasing Cosmic Particles With Radio Antennas In Greenland’s Ice

"Detecting radio signals from high-energy neutrinos is a very promising way of significantly increasing the energy range we can access, and thus opening this new window to the cosmos even further," says Christian Stegmann, DESY's Director of...

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Physicists Achieve Significant Improvement In Spotting Accelerator-produced Neutrinos In A Cosmic...

Scientists demonstrate how ground-breaking image reconstruction and analysis algorithms filter out cosmic ray tracks in the MicroBooNE neutrino detector to pinpoint elusive neutrino interactions with unprecedented clarity.
Related topics: Physics, Algorithms

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Icarus Gets Ready To Fly

The ICARUS detector, part of Fermilab's Short-Baseline Neutrino Program, will officially start its hunt for elusive sterile neutrinos this fall. The international collaboration led by Nobel laureate Carlo Rubbia successfully brought the detector...
Related topics: Fermilab

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Detector Technology Yields Unprecedented 3d Images, Heralding Far Larger Application To Study...

An experiment to capture unprecedented 3D images of the trajectories of charged particles has been demonstrated using cosmic rays as they strike and travel through a cryostat filled with a ton of liquid argon. The results confirm the capabilities of...

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Searching For The Universe's Most Energetic Particles, Astronomers Turn On The Radio

New radio-based observatories could soon detect ultrahigh-energy neutrinos, opening a new window on extreme cosmic physics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Space, Physics

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Modeling Collisions Between Argon Nuclei And Neutrinos From A Supernova

Massive stars end their lives in explosions called core-collapse supernovae. These explosions produce very large numbers of weakly interacting particles called neutrinos. Scientists working on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, hosted by...
Related topics: Supernova, Fermilab

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