neutrino neutrino  /nu ˈtri noʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an elementary particle with zero charge and zero mass

Usage(s):

  1. Unless a neutrino scores a direct hit on an atomic nucleus, it leaves no hint of its passage.
  2. Experimental evidence indicates that neutrinos come in three varieties: the electron neutrino, the muon neutrino and the tau neutrino.
  3. So light that it weighs nothing at all, the neutrino is free of electric charge and can pass through the heaviest materials as if it were hurtling through empty space.

News

  1. Lead gears up for Neutrino Day

    LEAD — The city of Lead will be buzzing with science with the 2013 Neutrino Day festival, July 13.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Black Hills Pioneer

  2. Particle Pals: Neutrino Experiment Shows Protons and Neutrons Pairing Up

    Neutrinos are notoriously antisocial , nearly always slipping past atoms of matter without so much as a “how do you do.” But new research indicates that on the rare occasion a neutrino and an atomic nucleus do make contact, the interaction is surprisingly involved. [More]
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Scientific American

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Quotes

  1. "I came here to seek the consent and approval [from the Chief Minister] for [setting up] the India-based neutrino observatory," Mr. Kakodkar told reporters after the meeting.
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Anil Kakodkar Source: Hindu

  2. "I wouldn't suggest that anyone regard Neutrino as a model. It wouldn't be sensible," Wilkinson writes with characteristic understatement. "But he has a seeker's belief that deprivation can bring about a state of receptivity, an awareness, in...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Alec Wilkinson Source: guardian.co.uk

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