News tagged with sterile neutrino

Mysterious neutrinos take the stage at SLAC

Of all known fundamental particles, neutrinos may be the most mysterious: Although they are highly abundant in the universe and were discovered experimentally in 1956, researchers still have a lot left to learn about them. ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in General Physics
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Cosmology looks beyond the standard model

What are the mysterious dark matter and dark energy that seem to account for so much of our Universe? Why is the Universe expanding? For the past 30 years, most cosmologists have looked to the 'standard model' to answer ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Astronomy
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Mysterious X-ray signal intrigues astronomers

( —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 produced by the ...

dateJun 24, 2014 in Astronomy
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Glimmer of light in the search for dark matter

The Leiden astrophysicist Alexey Boyarsky and his fellow researchers may have identified a trace of dark matter that could signify a new particle: the sterile neutrino. A research group in Harvard reported a very similar ...

dateFeb 27, 2014 in General Physics
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New results confirm standard neutrino theory

( -- In its search for a better understanding of the mysterious neutrinos, a group of experimenters at DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has announced results that confirm the theory of neutrino oscillations ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in General Physics
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