1956 Neutrino

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Wolfgang Pauli, Frederick Reines, Clyde Cowan physics Neutrino


Oscillating mass

Elusive goal

Theory of light

Sixty-five billion neutrinos from the sun pass through every square centimeter on Earth every second. Boing! They could be hitting many of your protons! Although neutrinos have no electric charge, they interact with other particles by the weak nuclear force. Neutrinos are fermions, along with protons, neutrons, electrons, and quarks.

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