neutrino detector

A Proposal for a Neutrino Detection Array Spanning 200,000 Square Kilometers

Sometimes in astronomy the acronym for a project fits it particularly well.  That would absolutely be the case for the…

2 years ago

Why was there more matter than antimatter in the Universe? Neutrinos might give us the answer

The universe is filled with matter, and we don't know why. We know how matter was created, and can even…

3 years ago

Neutrinos Have Been Detected With Such High Energy That The Standard Model Can’t Explain Them

Although neutrinos are mysterious particles, they are remarkably common. Billions of neutrinos pass through your body every second. But neutrinos…

3 years ago

Physicists Don’t Know the Mass of a Neutrino, But Now They Know it’s No Larger Than 1 Electron Volt

The Standard Model of Particle Physics is one of science's most impressive feats. It's a rigorous, precise effort to understand…

3 years ago

We’re One Step Closer to Knowing Why There’s More Matter Than Antimatter in the Universe

The T2K experiment just released its first batch of data, which could help answer why there is an apparent imbalance…

5 years ago

What Are The Odds Of Spotting A Milky Way Supernova From Earth?

An exploding star in our home galaxy might be visible to Earth in the next 50 years, astronomers say in…

9 years ago