News tagged with neutrinos

The secrets of tunneling through energy barriers

Electrons moving in graphene behave in an unusual way, as demonstrated by 2010 Nobel Prize laureates for physics Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, who performed transport experiments on this one-carbon-atom-thick material. ...

Nov 07, 2011
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Light speed

The recent news of neutrinos moving faster than light might have got everyone thinking about warp drive and all that, but really there is no need to imagine something that can move faster than 300,000 kilometres ...

Oct 10, 2011
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FTL neutrinos (or not)

The recent news from the Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus (OPERA) neutrino experiment, that neutrinos have been clocked travelling faster than light, made the headlines over the last week ...

Oct 03, 2011
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Neutrinos: Ghostly particles with unstable egos

So far it is unknown which rules neutrinos follow when they alter their identity. A study in which scientists of the Excellence Cluster Universe at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany, participated has now revealed ...

Sep 06, 2011
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