Detecting neutrinos, physicists look into the heart of the Sun
Using one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on the planet, an international team of physicists including Andrea Pocar, Laura Cadonati and doctoral student Keith Otis at the University of Massachusetts ...
Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum)
Massive neutrinos may not bring about cosmological concordance after all
Physicists propose search for fourth neutrino
Decoding cosmological data could shed light on neutrinos, modified gravity
Massive neutrinos solve a cosmological conundrum
(Phys.org) —Scientists have solved a major problem with the current standard model of cosmology by combining results from the Planck spacecraft and measurements of gravitational lensing to deduce the mass ...
New kind of cosmic flash may reveal something never seen before: Birth of a black hole
(Phys.org) —When a massive star exhausts its fuel, it collapses under its own gravity and produces a black hole, an object so dense that not even light can escape its gravitational grip. According to a ...
Mysterious X-ray signal intrigues astronomers
(Phys.org) —A mysterious X-ray signal has been found in a detailed study of galaxy clusters using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton. One intriguing possibility is that the X-rays are ...
Could a Milky Way supernova be visible from Earth in next 50 years?
Astronomers at The Ohio State University have calculated the odds that, sometime during the next 50 years, a supernova occurring in our home galaxy will be visible from Earth.
NOvA experiment sees first long-distance neutrinos
(Phys.org) —Scientists on the world's longest-distance neutrino experiment announced today that they have seen their first neutrinos.
Roll over Einstein: Law of physics challenged (Update 3)
One of the very pillars of physics and Einstein's theory of relativity - that nothing can go faster than the speed of light - was rocked Thursday by new findings from one of the world's foremost laboratories.
Researchers at Super-Kamiokande report solar neutrino signal is slightly stronger at night (Update)
No evidence of the double nature of neutrinos
After two years of searching for a special radioactive decay that would provide an indication of new physics beyond the standard model, an experiment deep under ground near Carlsbad has so far found no evidence ...
Researchers send 'wireless' message using neutrinos
(PhysOrg.com) -- A group of scientists led by researchers from the University of Rochester and North Carolina State University have for the first time sent a message using a beam of neutrinos nearly ...