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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.

neutrino

a subatomic particle with an extremely small mass (theoretically zero rest mass) and no electric charge.
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We are saying that, given physics as we know it today, it should be hard to produce any neutrinos with superluminal velocities, and Cohen and Glashow are saying that even if you did, they'd quickly radiate away their energy and slow down," Cowsik says.
Then, too, even if the neutrinos had only a tiny mass, there were so many neutrinos in the Universe that their total mass might make up a hundred times as much mass as everything else put together.
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In addition to solar and atmospheric neutrinos, the Super-Kamiokande detector must always be ready to reliably observe very rare phenomena such as supernova neutrinos which only occur once every few decades for a matter of seconds.
If a nuclear reactor produces a beam of just one type of neutrinos, theory predicts that some should change their identity as they travel to a far-off detector (SN: 10/31/15, p.
As follows from the above formulas masses of the muon and the tau-neutrinos must be much less than that of the electron neutrino, and the resulting formulas give different results that may indicate instability of these neutrinos, like other particles of the second and third generations.
The topics include general lepton textures and their implications, relating small neutrino masses and mixing, neutrino interaction with background matter in a non-inertial frame, the status and prospects for three-neutrino oscillation parameters, from electromagnetic neutrinos to new electromagnetic radiation mechanisms in neutron fluxes, and the minimal supersymmetric standard model with gauged baryon and lepton numbers.
The era of neutrino astronomy has begun," Sullivan said as the IceCube Collaboration announced the observation of 28 very high-energy particle events that constitute the first solid evidence for astrophysical neutrinos from cosmic sources.
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.
As per details of the OPERA group they had produced neutrinos at CERN through collisions between protons and a graphite fixed target with the help of super proton synchrotron (SPS) and directed neutrino beams through earth 11.