Latest Leptons Stories

2011-10-07 13:39:42

Using one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on the planet, an international team including physicists Laura Cadonati and Andrea Pocar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are now measuring the flow of solar neutrinos reaching earth more precisely than ever before.

2011-09-06 11:38:03

They were always mysterious.

2011-08-16 23:11:25

Scientists can now look deeper into new materials to study their structure and behavior.

2011-08-16 10:55:00

A new Chinese experiment could help explain why matter predominates over antimatter in the universe.

2011-08-01 14:32:23

A new source of very cold electrons will improve the quality and speed of nanoimaging for drug and materials development, to a trillionth of a second.

2011-07-20 14:47:54

A violation of one of the oldest empirical laws of physics has been observed by scientists at the University of Bristol.

2011-06-27 12:22:34

Scientists of the MINOS experiment at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced today (June 24) the results from a search for a rare phenomenon, the transformation of muon neutrinos into electron neutrinos.

2011-06-17 08:47:40

An international research team led by Japan and that includes the University of Colorado Boulder may have taken a significant step in discovering why matter trumped antimatter at the time of Big Bang, helping to create virtually all of the galaxies and stars in the universe.

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.

2010-12-01 06:05:00

Search for ultra high energy neutrinos from space turns the moon into part of the 'detector'.

Latest Leptons Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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