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Showing how the tiniest particles in our universe saved us from complete annihilation
Gravitational waves could contain evidence to prove that neutrino particles reshuffled matter and anti-matter, explains a new study. (2020-02-03)

Ultra-high energy events key to study of ghost particles
Physicists propose a new way to leverage data from ultra-high energy neutrinos from large neutrino telescopes such as the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica. So far, all nonstandard interaction studies at IceCube have focused only on the low-energy atmospheric neutrino data. (2020-01-31)

Signals from inside the Earth: Borexino experiment releases new data on geoneutrinos
The Borexino collaboration has presented new results for the measurement of neutrinos originating from the interior of the Earth. With this update, the researchers have now been able to access 53 events -- almost twice as many as in the previous analysis of the data from the Borexino detector, which is located 1,400 meters below the Earth's surface. The results provide an exclusive insight into processes in the earth's interior that remain puzzling to this day. (2020-01-22)

Leptons help in tracking new physics
Electrons with 'colleagues' -- other leptons - are one of many products of collisions observed in the LHCb experiment at the Large Hadron Collider. According to theorists, some of these particles may be created in processes that extend beyond standard physics. The latest analysis verifies these predictions. (2019-12-16)

Giant neutrino telescope to open window to ultra-high-energy universe
Ultra-high-energy neutrinos, long sought, are crucial to understanding the high-energy Universe. Neutrinos are light, electrically neutral, and weakly interacting particles. They travel billions of light-years to Earth, bringing information about the most energetic processes of the Universe. The Giant Radio Array for Neutrino Detection (GRAND) is an ambitious next-generation detector designed to discover ultra-high-energy neutrinos, currently under construction. GRAND will also detect ultra-high-energy cosmic rays, gamma rays, and radio signals of astrophysical and cosmological origin. (2019-10-28)

Researchers home in on extremely rare nuclear process
A hypothetical nuclear process known as neutrinoless double beta decay ought to be among the least likely events in the universe. Now the international EXO-200 collaboration, which includes researchers from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has determined just how unlikely it is. (2019-09-25)

KATRIN cuts the mass estimate for the elusive neutrino in half
An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in its quest to measure the mass of the neutrino, one of the most abundant, yet elusive, elementary particles in our universe. At the 2019 Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics conference in Toyama, Japan, leaders from the KATRIN experiment reported Sept. 13 that the estimated range for the rest mass of the neutrino is no larger than 1 electron volt, or eV. (2019-09-16)

Closing in on elusive particles
In the quest to prove that matter can be produced without antimatter, the GERDA experiment at the Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory in Italy is looking for signs of neutrinoless double beta decay. The experiment has the greatest sensitivity worldwide for detecting the decay in question. To further improve the chances of success, a follow-up project, LEGEND, uses an even more refined decay experiment. (2019-09-05)

Maximum mass of lightest neutrino revealed using astronomical big data
The mass of the lightest neutrino, an abundant 'ghost' particle found throughout the universe, has been calculated to be at least 6 million times lighter than the mass of an electron in a new UCL-led study. (2019-08-22)

The search for nothing at all
In a new set of results published April 29, 2019 in the journal Nature, Bill Fairbank and his team at Colorado State University have laid the foundation for a single-atom illumination strategy called barium tagging. Their achievement is the first known imaging of single atoms in a solid noble gas. (2019-04-29)

Researchers observe slowest atom decay ever measured
The XENON1T detector is mainly used to detect dark matter particles deep underground. But a research team led by Zurich physicists, among others, has now managed to observe an extremely rare process using the detector -- the decay of the Xenon-124 atom, which has an enormously long half-life of 1.8 x 10 high 22 years. (2019-04-24)

Elemental old-timer makes the universe look like a toddler
Rice University physicists contributed to the discovery of the longest half-life ever measured in xenon 124. The element's half-life is many orders of magnitude greater than the current age of the universe. Their results appear in Nature. (2019-04-24)

Physicists use supercomputers to solve 50-year-old beta decay puzzle
Beta decay plays an indispensable role in the universe. And for 50 years it has held onto a secret that puzzled nuclear physicists. With ever-advancing computing power at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team of researchers has solved that mystery, with the results appearing in Nature Physics. (2019-03-11)

Electrically charged higgs versus physicists: 1-0 until break
The last missing particle of the Standard Model, the Higgs boson, was discovered in 2012 in the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider. Since then, searching for new, related particles has been underway. Predicted by various theories that go beyond known physics, Higgs bosons with positive or negative electric charge are among the favorites to be observed. But do these particles really exist? (2018-12-20)

Borexino sheds light on solar neutrinos
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 of our Sun. During this time, the project has provided amazing insights into how the star at the center of our solar system generates its energy. The scientists involved, including physicists from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, have now published a general analysis of the data they have collated on solar neutrinos. (2018-11-05)

Borexino experiment: analysis of ten years of neutrino signals
Researchers from the Borexino collaboration have published the hitherto most comprehensive analysis of neutrinos from the Sun's core processes. The results confirm previous assumptions about the processes inside the sun. (2018-10-25)

A first 'snapshot' of the complete spectrum of neutrinos emitted by the sun
About 99 percent of the sun's energy emitted as neutrinos is produced through nuclear reaction sequences initiated by proton-proton (pp) fusion in which hydrogen is converted into helium, say scientists including physicist Andrea Pocar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. They report new results from Borexino, one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on the planet. The results reduce uncertainty; 'not flashy,' but an important advance, say the authors. (2018-10-24)

Deep neural networks help to identify the neutrinoless double beta decay signal
A recent study reveals that deep convolutional neural networks can significantly improve the efficiency of discrimination between neutrinoless double beta decay signals and backgrounds, thus the detection efficiency could be improved accordingly. The results are reported in latest issue of SCIENCE CHINA Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy. (2018-09-21)

Falling stars hold clue for understanding dying stars
An international team of researchers has proposed a new method to investigate the inner workings of supernovae explosions. This new method uses meteorites and is unique in that it can determine the contribution from electron anti-neutrinos, enigmatic particles which can't be tracked through other means. (2018-09-03)

Light from ancient quasars helps confirm quantum entanglement
In a paper published today in Physical Review Letters, researchers have vastly extended the case for quantum entanglement and further restricted the options for the freedom-of-choice loophole. (2018-08-20)

SD mines scientists and students contribute to IceCube breakthrough
An international team of scientists, including researchers at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, have found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe to Earth. (2018-07-17)

Study of high-energy neutrinos again proves Einstein right
A new study by MIT and others proves Einstein is right again. The most thorough test yet finds no Lorentz violation in high-energy neutrinos. (2018-07-16)

Ghostly particle points to long-sought high-energy cosmic ray source
With the help of an icebound detector situated a mile beneath the South Pole, an international team of scientists has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel in a straight line for billions of light-years, passing unhindered through galaxies, stars and anything else nature throws in its path. (2018-07-12)

Neutrino observation points to one source of high-energy cosmic rays
Observations made by researchers using a National Science Foundation (NSF) detector at the South Pole and verified by ground- and space-based telescopes have produced the first evidence of one source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos. (2018-07-12)

VLA gives tantalizing clues about source of energetic cosmic neutrino
The track of an elusive, energetic neutrino points to a distant galaxy as its source and VLA observations suggest high-energy particles may be generated in superfast jets of material near the galaxy's core. (2018-07-12)

Scientists find evidence of far-distant neutrino source
An international team of scientists, including from the University of Adelaide and Curtin University, has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy particles called neutrinos: an energetic galaxy about 4 billion light years from Earth. (2018-07-12)

MAGIC telescopes trace origin of a rare cosmic neutrino
For the first time, astrophysicists have localized the source of a cosmic neutrino originating outside the Milky Way. It is highly likely that the neutrino comes from a blazar in the Orion constellation. How did the scientists reach this interesting finding? They combined a neutrino signal from IceCube with measurements from other instruments, e.g. the Fermi-LAT and MAGIC telescopes. This multi-messenger observation provided a clue to an unsolved mystery: the origin of cosmic rays. (2018-07-12)

Origin of neutrinos proved by Drexel University astrophysicist, IceCube colleagues
With nine-and-a-half years of data and a South Pole observatory, a Drexel University professor and her colleagues has shown the origin of at least some of the high-energy particles known as 'neutrinos.' (2018-07-12)

University of Alabama professors help in discovery of potential cosmic ray source
Three professors at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists who found evidence of the source of tiny cosmic particles, known as neutrinos, a discovery that opens the door to using these particles to observe the universe. (2018-07-12)

New era of space research launched by IceCube Observatory and global team of astronomers
The first-ever identification of a deep-space source of the super-energetic subatomic high-energy neutrino particles has launched a new era of space research. Detection of one such neutrino beneath the Antarctic ice sent a global team of astronomers racing to track down its origins: a flaring supermassive black hole 3.7 billion light years from Earth. A report will be published in the journal Science by the IceCube team and collaborators, including multiple Penn State University coauthors. (2018-07-12)

Breakthrough in the search for cosmic particle accelerators
In a global observation campaign, scientist have for the first time located a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly elementary particles that travel billions of light years through the universe, flying unaffected through stars, planets and entire galaxies. The campaign was triggered by a single neutrino that had been recorded by the IceCube neutrino telescope at the South Pole. Scientists from the 18 different observatories involved are presenting their findings in the journal Science. (2018-07-12)

A blazar is a source of high-energy neutrinos
A celestial object known as a blazar is a source of high-energy neutrinos, report two new studies. (2018-07-12)

IceCube neutrinos point to long-sought cosmic ray accelerator
An international team of scientists, with key contributions from researchers at the University of Maryland, has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that travel to Earth unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe. (2018-07-12)

Blazar accelerates cosmic neutrinos to highest energies
For the first time ever, scientists have determined the cosmic origin of highest-energy neutrinos. A research group led by IceCube scientist Elisa Resconi, spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Center SFB1258 at the Technical University of Munich, provides an important piece of evidence that the particles detected by the IceCube neutrino telescope at the South Pole originate from a galaxy four billion light-years away from Earth. (2018-07-12)

University of Leicester scientists involved in discovery of origins of 'ghost particles' in space
Researchers help to resolve a more than century-old riddle about what sends subatomic particles such as neutrinos and cosmic rays speeding through the universe. (2018-07-12)

VERITAS supplies critical piece to neutrino discovery puzzle
The VERITAS array has confirmed the detection of high-energy gamma rays from the vicinity of a supermassive black hole located in a distant galaxy, TXS 0506+056. While these detections are relatively common for VERITAS, this blackhole is potentially the first known astrophysical source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, a type of ghostly subatomic particle that can be made at astrophysical sources of ultra-high energy cosmic rays. (2018-07-12)

Hawaii telescopes help unravel long-standing cosmic mystery
In a paper published this week in the journal Science, scientists have, for the first time, provided evidence for a known blazar, designated TXS 0506+056, as a source of high-energy neutrinos. At 8:54 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2017, the National Science Foundation-supported IceCube neutrino observatory at the South Pole detected a high energy neutrino from a direction near the constellation Orion. Just 44 seconds later an alert went out to the entire astronomical community. (2018-07-12)

Blast from the past
Scientists recently reexamined data from the MiniBooNE experiment at Fermilab taken between 2009 and 2011, and they found the first direct evidence of mono-energetic neutrinos, or neutrinos with definite energy, that are energetic enough to produce a muon. (2018-06-05)

NOvA experiment sees strong evidence for antineutrino oscillation
The NOvA collaboration has announced its first results using antineutrinos, and has seen strong evidence of muon antineutrinos oscillating into electron antineutrinos over long distances, a phenomenon that has never been unambiguously observed. (2018-06-04)

Matter-antimatter asymmetry may interfere with the detection of neutrinos
From the data collected by the LHCb detector at the Large Hadron Collider, it appears that the particles known as charm mesons and their antimatter counterparts are not produced in perfectly equal proportions. Physicists from Cracow have proposed their own explanation of this phenomenon and presented predictions related to it, about consequences that are particularly interesting for high-energy neutrino astronomy. (2018-05-24)

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