The IceCube observatory at the South Pole looks for neutrinos from the most violent astrophysical sources, like exploding stars.
January 14, 2014 All anyone ever wants to talk about is the Higgs boson. But a new book by astrophysicist Ray Jayawardhana tells the story of a ghostly particle with at least as much to recommend it: the neutrino. Adam Frank says it's an entertaining tale that will captivate scientist and amateur alike.
A view of bricks used by the Oscillation Project with Emulsion-Racking Apparatus (OPERA) at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory (LNGS) in Italy.
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February 29, 2012 It seems that neutrinos are not faster than light after all. Were scientist wrong in blowing their the trumpets before being sure?
February 28, 2012 What makes science so powerful is not just the admission of mistakes, it's also the detailing of mistakes.
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