Neutrinos are some of the most difficult to observe elementary particles. They interact only weakly. Most of them escape without detection, only a tiny fraction of them can be seen. There are three kinds of neutrinos: electron neutrino, muon neutrino and tau neutrino. Neutrinos can oscillate i.e. they can change their identity in flight and transform from one kind of neutrino into another kind of neutrino. Sources of observed neutrinos include: nuclear reactors, accelerator beams, radioactive sources, secondary particles created by interaction of cosmic rays in the atmosphere, Sun, supernovae. Other possible sources are: dark matter, gamma ray bursts, active galactic nuclei, relic neutrinos, Earth interior.
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Discovery of Neutrino Mass
Super-Kamiokande discovered neutrino oscillations which imply non-zero mass.
History of the Neutrino
Includes explanation of neutrino physics and research.
Job positions related to neutrino experiments.
Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Newsletters
New experiment planning, approval, results, references; updated monthly.
The Neutrino Oscillation Industry
Categorized links to experiments and theory, meetings, jobs, newsletter, and general neutrino links.
Neutrino Oscillations for Dummies
An explanation of neutrino oscillations using words and pictures rather than math.
A set of lectures from the Trieste Summer School on the current state of neutrino physics.
Comprehensive lists of references on the theory of neutrino oscillations, four-neutrino mixing, sterile neutrinos and others.
Neutrinos Have Mass for Sure
A report on the years of collected experimental evidence that neutrinos have masses.
Nobel Prize 1988
Lederman, Schwartz and Steinberger for the discovery of the muon neutrino and for the neutrino beam method.
Nobel Prize 1995
For the detection of the neutrino by Professor Frederick Reines; description of the discovery and background material.
SuperNova Early Warning System; network utilizing existing detectors in coincidence to detect neutrino burst from supernova in order to provide alert to astronomers.
The Solar Neutrino Problem
Original article by Bruce Scott, updated in 1998 by John Bahcall.
Page by John Bahcall, expert in calculating neutrino fluxes and spectra with Standard Solar Model.
Solving the Mystery of the Missing Neutrinos
John N. Bahcall summarizes the solar neutrino mystery and presents the solution that was found in 2003.
The Ultimate Neutrino Page
Neutrino physics information and many links.
What is a Neutrino? From Scientific American
Aksel L. Hallin, a physics professor at Queen's University and the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, gives this description.
Popular article about new developments in neutrino physics, Dallas Morning News. (May 29, 2000)
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