Subatomic particles give glimpse into sun’s core

First neutrinos detected from main energy source that powers our star

NEUTRINO NET  Over 2,200 light-sensitive detectors line the inside of the nearly 14-meter-wide Borexino experiment in central Italy. The detectors, some of which are seen in this picture looking up inside the shell, have for the first time observed neutrinos from the center of the sun.

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