neutrino

Finally! Webb Finds a Neutron Star from Supernova 1987A

I can remember seeing images of SN1987A as it developed back in 1987. It was the explosion of a star,…

4 months ago

Could Forests Become Ultrahigh Energy Neutrino Detectors?

I really don’t know how to introduce this article. Neutrinos are elementary particles and are electrically neutral. They are produced…

5 months ago

A New Observatory Will Spot Core-Collapse Supernovae Before They Explode

Although we haven't had a supernova explode nearby in a few hundred years, it's just a matter of time before…

9 months ago

What are Leptons?

According to the Standard Model of Particle Physics, all matter is composed is hadrons (which are made up of elementary…

8 years ago

What Are The Parts Of An Atom?

Thanks to centuries of ongoing research, modern scientists have a very good understanding of how atoms work and what their…

9 years ago

Shape-shifting neutrinos earn physicists the 2015 Nobel

What do Albert Einstein, Neils Bohr, Paul Dirac, and Marie Curie have in common? They each won the Nobel prize in…

9 years ago

How are Energy and Matter the Same?

As Einstein showed us, light and matter and just aspects of the same thing. Matter is just frozen light. And…

10 years ago

NOvA Experiment Nabs Its First Neutrinos

Neutrinos are some of the most abundant, curious, and elusive critters in particle physics. Incredibly lightweight -- nigh massless, according…

10 years ago

Polar Telescope Casts New Light On Dark Energy And Neutrino Mass

[/caption] Located at the southermost point on Earth, the 280-ton, 10-meter-wide South Pole Telescope has helped astronomers unravel the nature…

12 years ago

Underwater Neutrino Detector Will Be Second-Largest Structure Ever Built

[/caption] The hunt for elusive neutrinos will soon get its largest and most powerful tool yet: the enormous KM3NeT telescope,…

13 years ago