We Finally Know Where the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays are Coming From: Blazars

Way out there in space is a class of objects called blazars. Think of them as extreme particle accelerators, able…

4 weeks ago

A Mission Concept to fly a Solar Neutrino Detector Close to the Sun

Astronomers have proposed a concept mission to fly a neutrino observatory into orbit around the Sun to get a better…

4 weeks ago

Experiment Finds no Sign of Sterile Neutrinos

A search for sterile neutrinos finds they are not the solution to dark matter.

9 months ago

Astronomers Track a Neutrino Back to the Source. Where a Black Hole Tore Apart a Star

Neutrinos are notoriously finicky particles.  Hundreds of trillions pass through a person’s body every second, yet they hardly seem to…

1 year ago

Almost all High-Energy Neutrinos Come From Quasars

Earth is blasted by high-energy neutrinos from the most powerful objects in the universe.

1 year ago

Neutrinos Have a Newly Discovered Method of Interacting With Matter, Opening up Ways to Find Them

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently conducted another neutrino experiment that could lead to the discovery of new…

2 years ago

Neutrinos Have Played a Huge Role in the Evolution of the Universe

Neutrinos are a form of dark matter, and they play a role in the evolution of the universe.

2 years ago

Neutrinos prove the Sun is doing a second kind of fusion in its core

Astronomers have detected a fusion cycle in our Sun that powers massive stars and creates the elements central to life…

2 years ago

Astronomers are ready and waiting to detect the neutrino blast from a nearby supernova explosion like Betelgeuse

When giant stars die in impressive supernova blasts, about 99% of the energy released goes into producing a flood of…

2 years ago

Detecting the Neutrinos From a Supernova That’s About to Explode

Neutrinos are puzzling things. They're tiny particles, almost massless, with no electrical charge. They're notoriously difficult to detect, too, and…

2 years ago