neutrino astronomy

  • 1Neutrino astronomy — is the branch of astronomy that observes astronomical objects with neutrino detectors in special observatories. Nuclear reactions in stars and supernova explosions produce very large numbers of neutrinos, a very few of which may be detected by a… …

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  • 2neutrino astronomy — the branch of astronomy dealing with the detection and measurement of neutrinos emitted by the sun and other celestial objects. [1975 80] * * * …

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  • 3neutrino astronomy — the branch of astronomy dealing with the detection and measurement of neutrinos emitted by the sun and other celestial objects. [1975 80] …

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  • 4neutrino astronomy — noun The detection and study of neutrinos, in order to investigate astronomical objects and the universe …

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  • 5Astronomy — (from the Greek words astron (ἄστρον), star , and nomos (νόμος), law ) is the scientific study of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the Earth s atmosphere (such as the cosmic… …

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  • 6Neutrino oscillation — is a quantum mechanical phenomenon predicted by Bruno Pontecorvo[1] whereby a neutrino created with a specific lepton flavor (electron, muon or tau) can later be measured to have a different flavor. The probability of measuring a particular… …

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  • 7Neutrino detector — The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, a 12 meter sphere filled with heavy water surrounded by light detectors located 2000 meters below the ground in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. A neutrino detector is a physics apparatus designed to study neutrinos.… …

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  • 8Neutrino — For other uses, see Neutrino (disambiguation). Neutrino/Antineutrino The first use of a hydrogen bubble chamber to detect neutrinos, on November 13, 1970. A neutrino hit a proton in a hydrogen atom. The collision occurred at the point where three …

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  • 9Neutrino telescope — In astronomy, a neutrino telescope is usually a detector consisting of a large mass of water or ice, surrounded by an array of sensitive light detectors known as photomultiplier tubes. This allows the observation of astronomical objects by… …

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  • 10Neutrino Array Radio Calibration — The Neutrino Array Radio Calibration (NARC) experiment is the successor to the Radio Ice Cherenkov Experiment (RICE) which will serve as a testbed for future development of an eventual large scale neutrino radio detection array. NARC involves… …

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  • 11astronomy — /euh stron euh mee/, n. the science that deals with the material universe beyond the earth s atmosphere. [1175 1225; ME astronomie ( < AF) < L astronomia < Gk. See ASTRO , NOMY] * * * I Science dealing with the origin, evolution, composition,&#8230; …

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  • 12Observational astronomy — Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory Observational astronomy is a division of the astronomical science that is concerned with getting data, in contrast with theoretical astrophysics which is mainly concerned with finding out the&#8230; …

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  • 13Baikal Deep Underwater Neutrino Telescope — Since 1993, neutrino research has been conducted at the Baikal Deep Underwater Neutrino Telescope (BDUNT) which is located 1.1&#160;km below the surface of Lake Baikal.[1] The first part of NT 200, the detector NT 36 with 36 optical modules (OMs) …

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  • 14X-ray astronomy — X rays start at 0.008 nm and extend across the electromagnetic spectrum to 8 nm, over which the Earth s atmosphere is opaque. X ray astronomy is an observational branch of astronomy which deals with the study of X ray observation and detection&#8230; …

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  • 15Antarctic Muon And Neutrino Detector Array — The Antarctic Muon And Neutrino Detector Array (AMANDA) is a neutrino telescope located beneath the Amundsen Scott South Pole Station. It consists of optical modules, each containing one photomultiplier tube, sunk in Antarctic ice cap at a depth&#8230; …

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  • 16Outline of astronomy — Mauna Kea in Hawaii is one of the world s premier observatory sites. Pictured is the W. M. Keck Observatory, an optical interferometer. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to astronomy: Astronomy – studies the&#8230; …

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  • 17List of astronomy acronyms — This is a compilation of acronyms commonly used in astronomy. Most of the acronyms are drawn from professional astronomy and are used quite frequently in scientific publications. However, a few of these acronyms are frequently used by the general …

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  • 18Theoretical astronomy — Nucleosynthesis Stellar nucleosynthesis Big Bang nucleosynthesis Supernova nucleosynthesis Cosmic ray spallation …

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  • 19Solar neutrino problem — The solar neutrino problem was a major discrepancy between measurements of the numbers of neutrinos flowing through the earth and theoretical models of the solar interior, lasting from the mid 1960s to about 2002. The discrepancy has since been&#8230; …

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  • 20OPERA neutrino anomaly — The OPERA neutrino anomaly is the detection of apparently faster than light neutrinos by the OPERA experiment in September 2011. The detection is anomalous because speeds exceeding that of light in a vacuum are generally thought to violate&#8230; …

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