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MiniBooNE Findings Clarify the Behavior of Neutrinos

April 11, 2007

A centrino signal observed by MiniBooNE The initial data from the 10-year long MiniBooNE experiment at the Department of Energy's Fermilab significantly clarifies the overall picture of how the fundamental particles, neutrinos, behave. The MiniBooNE results resolve questions raised by observations from the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory's Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector experiments in the 1990s that appeared to contradict findings of other neutrino experiments worldwide. Full Story

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