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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)

CERN neutrino project on target
Scientists at CERN today announced the completion of the target assembly for the CERN neutrinos to Gran Sasso project, CNGS. On schedule for start-up in May 2006, CNGS will send a beam of neutrinos through the Earth to the Gran Sasso laboratory 730km away in Italy in a bid to unravel the mysteries of nature's most elusive particles. (2005-08-16)

Finding the 'ghost particles' might be more challenging than what we thought
Results from the NEOS experiment on sterile neutrinos differ partly from the theoretical expectations. (2017-03-21)

Extra large galactic survey puts limits on ultralight particles
Neutrinos are so numerous that they affected the evolution of the universe in ways that provide an estimate of their masses. (2010-07-12)

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)

Neutrinos change flavors while crossing Japan
By shooting a beam of neutrinos through a small slice of the Earth under Japan, physicists say they've caught the particles changing their stripes in new ways. These observations may one day help explain why the universe is made of matter rather than anti-matter. (2011-06-15)

Surprising neutrino decoherence inside supernovae
Neutrinos produced in the core of a supernova are highly localized compared to neutrinos from all other known sources. These findings are published in EPJ C by Jörn Kersten from the University of Bergen, Norway, and his colleague Alexei Yu. Smirnov from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, Germany. With a new estimate for an entity characterizing neutrinos, they suggest that the wave packet size is irrelevant in simpler cases. (2016-07-12)

APS tip sheet: Harnessing radar echoes for future neutrino detection
New high energy neutrino detection method could lead to a neutrino telescope able to observe neutrinos with energies beyond the current observable range. (2020-02-18)

Halo of neutrinos alters physics of exploding stars
Sparse halos of neutrinos within the hearts of exploding stars exert a previously unrecognized influence on the physics of the explosion and may alter which elements can be forged by these violent events. (2012-08-20)

Big answers from tiny particles
A team of physicists led by Kanazawa University demonstrate a theoretical mechanism that would explain the tiny value for the mass of neutrinos and point out that key operators of the mechanism can be probed by current and future experiments. This work may provide a breakthrough for big philosophical quandaries, including why matter exists. (2020-09-14)

Next step in simulating the universe
Researchers led by the University of Tsukuba developed a way to accurately represent the behavior of elementary particles called neutrinos in computer simulations of the Universe. The simulation results reveal the effects of neutrinos on the formation and growth of galaxies for different values of the uncertain neutrino mass. The work marks a milestone in simulating the Universe and could help determine the neutrino mass. (2020-12-01)

Detecting solar neutrinos with the Borexino experiment
A paper published in EPJ C by a team of authors including XueFeng Ding, Postdoc Associate of Physics at Princeton University, United States, documents the attempts of the Borexino experiment to measure low-energy neutrinos from the sun's carbon-nitrogen-oxygen (CNO) cycle for the first time. (2020-12-04)

The first observation of a coherent neutrino-nucleus collision
The possibility that neutrinos interact coherently with the nucleus of an atom was first theoretically described in 1974 -- and now physicists report the first observation of such an event. (2017-08-03)

Neutrino discovery: A step closer to finding CP violation
Latest data by T2K Collaboration in their search to find evidence of CP violation has been published. (2017-06-06)

Radar and ice could help detect an elusive subatomic particle
A new study published today in the journal Physical Review Letters shows, for the first time, an experiment that could detect a class of ultra-high-energy neutrinos using radar echoes. (2020-03-06)

Racing particles from space
For the first time scientists have uncovered concrete evidence for highly energetic neutrinos stemming from outside our solar system. The IceCube experiment, a huge neutrino detector in Antarctica in which the Technische Universitaet Muenchen is involved has observed 28 neutrinos that most likely stem from cosmic objects such as supernovae, black holes, pulsars or other extreme galactic phenomena. (2013-11-21)

Strongest evidence yet that neutrinos explain how the universe exists
New data throws more support behind the theory that neutrinos are the reason the universe is dominated by matter. (2020-04-15)

Queen Mary scientists shed light on a mysterious particle
Physicists at Queen Mary, University of London, have begun looking deep into the Earth to study some of nature's weirdest particles -- neutrinos. (2009-12-15)

The long hunted sterile neutrino cannot be traced
Some of the most abundant particles in the universe are the so-called ghost particles, neutrinos. Researchers have identified three types of neutrinos, but they have been searching for one more type, which would explain mysterious phenomena like dark matter. After analyzing thousands of neutrinos in the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole, researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute can now confirm that there is no evidence for the existence of sterile neutrinos. (2016-08-09)

MINOS and Daya Bay join forces to narrow the window on sterile neutrinos
MINOS has made world-leading measurements to study how these neutrinos disappear as they travel between the two detectors. The existence of a sterile neutrino could cause some of these muon neutrinos to disappear at a faster rate than one would expect if sterile neutrinos do not exist. Scientists working on the MINOS experiment have shown that this does not happen. The Daya Bay experiment looks at electron antineutrinos coming from a nuclear power plant in the Guangdong province of China. (2016-10-13)

Experiment may help size up neutrinos
Our planet is bombarded every second with a large number of chargeless, seemingly massless, particles that originate in nuclear fusion reactions that power the sun. They're called neutrinos. A new experiment, conducted by Prof. Michael Hass of the Weizmann Institute, may clarify discrepancies that exist in measuring neutrinos. (2003-03-18)

Three flavors are better than one -- in ice cream and supernova research
New research from Northwestern University has found that by studying all three ''flavors'' involved in a supernova, they've unlocked more clues as to how and why stars die. (2020-12-21)

Grant to design neutrino detector
A consortium led by UC Davis physics professor Robert Svoboda will design the world's largest neutrino detector under a $4.4 million contract recently awarded by the National Science Foundation. (2009-10-15)

Astronomers use moon in effort to corral elusive cosmic particles
Radio telescopes normally can't detect neutrinos, but astronomers aimed Very Large Array antennas at the Moon in an innovative effort to detect radio (2010-11-30)

UH physicists look for answers to questions about the universe
Three University of Houston physicists will share a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Energy, money they will use to continue work on separate but related experiments involving subatomic particles that could yield answers about the fundamental nature of the universe. (2014-05-14)

New type of neutrino may exist say scientists
A collaboration of university scientists and researchers working at Los Alamos Laboratory in New Mexico has published a final result paper that describes controversial research regarding neutrinos. Neutrinos are particles that rain down and pass through us from the sun and cosmic rays, in numbers of billions per second. They make up a small part of the (2001-12-11)

Physicists Find Evidence That Neutrinos Have Mass
A Japan-U.S. physics collaboration that includes a team from the University of Washington has found evidence indicating that subatomic particles known as neutrinos have mass. The findings counter assumptions in the Standard Model of particle physics, which has held that the electrically neutral, weakly interacting particles have no mass. (1998-06-05)

The Super-Kamiokande detector awaits neutrinos from a supernova
Only three or four supernovas happen in our galaxy every century. These are super-energetic events that release neutrinos at the speed of light. At the Super-Kamiokande detector in Japan, a new computer system has been installed in order to monitor in real time and inform the scientific community of the arrival of these mysterious particles, which can offer crucial information on the collapse of stars and the formation of black holes. (2016-11-10)

Radio waves detect particle showers in a block of plastic
A cheap technique could detect neutrinos in polar ice, eventually allowing researchers to expand the energy reach of IceCube without breaking the bank. (2020-02-25)

Physicists cast doubt on neutrino theory
University of Cincinnati physicists, as part of an international research team, are raising doubts about the existence of an exotic subatomic particle that failed to show up in twin experiments. (2020-08-11)

Scientists work to detect mysterious neutrinos
Livermore scientists are working to solve a 50-year-old question: Can neutrinos - a particle that is relatively massless, has no electric charge yet is fundamental to the make-up of the universe - transform from one type to another? (2005-03-04)

Fermilab's MINOS experiment suggests difference in key neutrino and antineutrino property
Scientists of Fermilab's MINOS experiment today announced the world's most precise measurement of the parameters that govern antineutrino oscillations. This mass difference parameter, called (2010-06-14)

Fermilab experiment weighs in on neutrino mystery
Scientists of the MINOS experiment at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced June 24 the results from a search for a rare phenomenon, the transformation of muon neutrinos into electron neutrinos. The result is consistent with and significantly constrains a measurement reported 10 days ago by the Japanese T2K experiment, which announced an indication of this type of transformation. (2011-06-24)

NuMI detector cavern groundbreaking July 20 at Soudan Mine
Scientists and officials of the U.S. Department of Energy, the State of Minnesota, DOE's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of Minnesota will break ground in a former iron mine, now a Minnesota state park, to house a new detector to study the subatomic particles called neutrinos. (1999-07-12)

Researchers send 'wireless' message using elusive particles
A group of scientists led by researchers from the University of Rochester and North Carolina State University have for the first time sent a message using a beam of neutrinos. (2012-03-14)

Pions don't want to decay into faster-than-light neutrinos, study finds
In the Dec. 24 issue of Physical Review Letters, WUSTL physicist Ramanath Cowsik and his collaborators put their finger on a problem with the now-famous OPERA experiment that reported faster-than-light, or superluminal neutrimos. last September, Cowsik raises theoretical considerations that would make the creation of superluminal nuetrinos impossible. (2011-12-23)

Detector at the South Pole explores the mysterious neutrinos
Neutrinos are a type of particle that pass through just about everything in their path from even the most distant regions of the universe. The giant IceCube experiment at the South Pole can detect when there is a collision between neutrinos and atoms in the ice using detectors. New research results from the Niels Bohr Institute have measured the neutrinos and calculated some of the physical properties of the otherwise exotic and poorly understood particles. (2015-04-16)

Small particle means big research for international physics project
Glenn Horton-Smith, associate professor of physics, is leading the Kansas State University portion of the exploration on the Double Chooz neutrino detector, located in the Ardennes region of northern France. The detector measures neutrinos from the nearby Chooz nuclear power plant. (2011-02-17)

T2K insight into the origin of the universe
Lancaster physicists working on the T2K major international experiment in Japan are closing in on the mystery of why there is so much matter in the universe, and so little antimatter. The Big Bang should have created equal amounts of matter and antimatter in the early universe. One of the greatest challenges in physics is to determine what happened to the antimatter, or why we see an asymmetry between matter and antimatter. (2020-04-15)

No evidence of the double nature of neutrinos
After two years of searching for a special radioactive decay that would provide an indication of new physics beyond the standard model, an experiment deep under ground near Carlsbad has so far found no evidence of its existence. If this decay indeed exists, its half-life must be more than a million-billion times longer than the age of the universe. (2014-06-04)

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