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neutrino

 [noo-tre´no]
a subatomic particle with an extremely small mass and no electric charge.

neutrino

(nū-trē′nō)
In physics, a subatomic particle at rest, with no mass and no electric charge. These particles are constantly flowing through the universe and are not known to affect the matter through which they pass.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- About 99 percent of the sun's energy emitted as neutrinos is produced through nuclear reaction sequences initiated by proton-proton (pp) fusion in which hydrogen is converted into helium, say scientists.
The Fermilab experiment is only the second to support the possible existence of sterile neutrinos, which were first postulated after an experiment called the Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector in the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LSND) in New Mexico, conducted in the 1990s.
Neutrinos must have a non-zero mass, and this mass cannot be identical for all the three neutrino flavours ([v.sub.e], [v.sub.[mu]], [v.sub.T]).
Kajita outlined how he had discovered Neutrino Oscillations, Atmospheric Neutrino Deficit and the importance of small Neutrino Mass.
Motivated by the novel neutrino interaction searches using reactor neutrinos of [42], here we consider various astrophysical neutrino sources in our calculations that involve the conventional and beyond the SM interactions channels (see below).
Kopp is an expert in the field of theoretical neutrino physics and received an ERC Starting Grant for his research in 2014, one of the most highly endowed awards from the EU.
This salt is supposed to make the instrument a thousand times more sensitive, and researchers hope that it will finally allow them to catch the so-far elusive relic neutrinos.
One explanation for the deficit is that some of the electron antineutrinos have transformed into an undetectable, lightweight sterile neutrino, about one-millionth the mass of an electron, says Luk.
While the name neutrino had been coined, it would take 25 years after Pauli's theory to the first time scientists had concrete proof of its existence.
In 1987, neutrino detectors in the United States, Japan and Russia detected two dozen neutrinos that had originated from a supernova explosion of a star about 165,000 light-years away.