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Can you tell the difference between Quarks and DNA?
...rophysics, nuclear physics, rare particles such as neutrinos
and WIMPs (weakly interacting massive particles) as well as proton decays. Other invited lectures on cutting-edge research will take place throughout the three day conference include: M. Birse (Manchester), Chiral symmetry and nuclear forces; P. Ca...
Physics tip sheet #36 - July 30, 2003
...inos, but the range of allowed masses is such that neutrinos
could contribute anywhere from .3 percent to 20 percent of the matter density in the universe. Remarkably, both neutrino masses and dark energy leave similar signatures in the matter distribution of the universe, and a new paper examines how scientis...
Physics tip sheet #34 - April 1, 2003
...t down further will require direct measurements of neutrinos
generated in the CNO cycle. Physics News Update: http://www.aip.org/enews/physnews/2003/split/629-2.html Journal article: Available to journalists on request 4) Electron searchlights from single molecules Th. Weber, et al. Physical Review Letters...
Physics tip sheet #30 - January 9, 2003
... results show conclusively that different types of neutrinos
mix together. However, the details of the mixing a...ment has put some of the best direct bounds on how neutrinos
mix for certain energy ranges. This paper describes how a radioactive potassium atom is trapped with...
Science's top ten: Discovery of genes' 'control switches' named top advance of 2002
...atched their heads over why the number of electron neutrinos
reaching Earth is so much smaller than expected. T...ry in Canada confirmed that the "missing" electron neutrinos
are in fact morphing into the other neutrino types en route to Earth. New research from Earth-based ...
Physics tip sheet #29 October 23, 2002
...vember 4, 2002) Nuclear submarines may emit enough neutrinos
to influence future experiments trying to study these most elusive particles. However, this also means that nuclear submarines could provide good mobile neutrino sources for new types of experiments. (Note: The Nobel Prize last week was partly awarde...
Frozen 'lake' beneath Antarctica ideal to test sterile drilling techniques
... the South Pole and primed to look for high-energy neutrinos
originating in exotic objects outside our solar system, such as black holes or the active centers of distant galaxies. AMANDA will become part of a larger, kilometer-scale neutrino observatory named IceCube, for which funding by NSF began earlier thi...
Physics tip sheet #13 May 15, 2002
...d up to small scales. The existence of oscillating neutrinos
(as recently confirmed by Sudbury Neutrino Observatory data) places constraints on how large any extra dimensions could be. Using the latest neutrino data, the authors most conservative bound suggests that extra dimension should only be visible on a ...
President Bush names 15 to receive National Medal of Science
...ry, was the first scientist to measure the flux of neutrinos
from the sun that are responsible for energy generation in the sun. Charles D. Keeling of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego pioneered studies on the impact of the carbon cycle to changes in climate, collecting some of the most imp...
Science's Top Ten: nanoscale computing circuits named top scientific advance of 2001
...e particles with virtually no mass, and "electron" neutrinos
are a byproduct of the nuclear furnace that drives...60s, researchers calculated the number of electron neutrinos
that should be streaming away from the sun--but the actual number of detected neutrinos
came up shor...
Science Announces Top Ten Research Advances Of 1998
...tector in Japan claimed to have foundevidence that neutrinos
do have mass after all, a discovery which, if it holdsup, should prompt a rethinking of the prevailing theory of the forces andparticles that make up the universe (known as the Standard Model). Biochips: Researchers married biological research tool...
Antarctic Science Season Gears Up With Searches for Meteorites, Neutrinos, and New Life Forms
... sources of the ghostly subatomic particles called neutrinos
-- whether they come from active galactic nuclei, supernovae remnants, pulsars, neutron stars, or from elsewhere in or outside the galaxy. Such studies are at the forefront of the new field of neutrino astronomy. The array already offers s...