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  • n  an elementary particle with zero charge and zero mass

  • For 20 years nuclear physicists have used neutrinos (small, uncharged particles) in their calculations.
  • Unless a neutrino scores a direct hit on an atomic nucleus, it leaves no hint of its passage.
  • The neutrino would neatly explain a tiny energy imbalance in certain nuclear reactions, but it would also be so ethereal that the average neutrino could zip through a trillion-mile .
News & Articles

  • Lead gears up for Neutrino Day
    LEAD — The city of Lead will be buzzing with science with the 2013 Neutrino Day festival, July 13.
    June 25, 2013 - Black Hills Pioneer
  • 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]
    June 24, 2013 - Scientific American

  • Anil Kakodkar in Hindu
    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.
  • Alec Wilkinson in
    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...

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