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What are Leptons?

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

3 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…

4 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…

4 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…

5 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…

6 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…

7 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,…

8 years ago

Breaking the Speed of Light

[/caption] It's been a tenet of the standard model of physics for over a century. The speed of light is…

8 years ago

Cosmologists Provide Closest Measure of Elusive Neutrino

[/caption] Cosmologists – and not particle physicists -- could be the ones who finally measure the mass of the elusive…

9 years ago

Antineutrino

[/caption] The antineutrino (or anti-neutrino) is a lepton, an antimatter particle, the counterpart to the neutrino. Actually, there are three…

10 years ago