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Daya Bay Scientists Observe Previously Unseen Neutrino Transformation
2012-03-09 05:38:53

An international team of physicists collaborating on a neutrino experiment that began six years ago released their first results on Thursday, and they report that for the first time they have witnessed an elusive process in which one type of these subatomic particles transforms into another.

2012-03-08 14:51:43

An international particle physics collaboration today announced its first results toward answering a longstanding question – how the elusive particles called neutrinos can appear to vanish as they travel through space.

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2011-07-18 05:45:00

The radioactive decay of uranium, thorium, and potassium contained in the Earth's crust provides nearly half of the planet's internal heat.

2011-06-17 01:58:30

LSU Department of Physics Professors Thomas Kutter and Martin Tzanov, and Professor Emeritus William Metcalf, along with graduate and undergraduate students, have been working for several years on an experiment in Japan called T2K, or Tokai to Kamioka Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiment, which studies the most elusive of fundamental subatomic particles – the neutrino.

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2010-06-21 11:41:47

An international team including scientists from Princeton University has detected subatomic particles deep within the Earth's interior.

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2005-07-28 13:46:17

Results from KamLAND, an underground neutrino detector in central Japan, show that anti-electron neutrinos emanating from the earth, so-called geoneutrinos, can be used as a unique window into the interior of our planet, revealing information that is hidden from other probes.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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