News tagged with solar neutrinos

Explainer: How does our sun shine?

What makes our sun shine has been a mystery for most of human history. Given our sun is a star and stars are suns, explaining the source of the sun's energy would help us understand why stars shine.

dateAug 28, 2014 in General Physics
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Dark matter could transfer energy in the Sun

Researchers from the Institute for Corpuscular Physics (IFIC) and other European groups have studied the effects of the presence of dark matter in the Sun. According to their calculations, low mass dark matter particles could ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in General Physics
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Work begins on world's deepest underground lab

(AP) -- Far below the Black Hills of South Dakota, crews are building the world's deepest underground science lab at a depth equivalent to more than six Empire State buildings - a place uniquely suited to scientists' quest ...

dateJun 22, 2009 in General Physics
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