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That force is so feeble that a typical neutrino, subject only to its suggestions, will pass through a light year of lead unscathed.
Astronomers have also used neutrino and cosmic ray observations to learn about the universe.
In 2014, a Japanese and a Canadian shared the physics prize for studies that proved that the elementary particles called neutrinos have mass.
One is the IceCube cosmic neutrino detector
Construction began Friday on the neutrino detectors at the Sanford lab, which will be about a mile deep and filled with 70,000 tons of liquid argon.
Nearly massless and hardly interacting with other matter, neutrinos come in three types—electron, muon, and tau—depending on the particle interactions in which they are born.
The students built a special apparatus to aim the muon neutrino detectors correctly.
Given the neutrino's low mass and tendency not to interact, the idea of detecting one simply bumping into another particle seems almost ludicrous.
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First Known Use: 1934See Words from the same year
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