Neutrinos seen scattering off an atom’s nucleus for the first time

Ability to detect the tiny particles performing new trick allows for new tests of physicists’ theories

Juan Collar

NEUTRINO NABBER  A compact neutrino detector (prototype pictured with physicist Juan Collar of the COHERENT collaboration) has measured a new type of neutrino interaction. The 15-kilogram detector is much smaller than those used in previous experiments.

Jean Lachat/Univ. of Chicago

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