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Measuring Elusive Neutrinos Flowing Through the Earth, Physicists Learn More About the Sun


October 7, 2011

the scintillator at Borexino Using one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on the planet, an international team including physicists Laura Cadonati and Andrea Pocar of the University of Massachusetts Amherst are now measuring the flow of solar neutrinos reaching Earth more precisely than ever before. The detector probes matter at the most fundamental level and provides a powerful tool for directly observing the sun's composition. Full Story

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