Neutrinos and Antineutrinos

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 Kamioka Observatory, ICRR (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research), The University of Tokyo Quanta Magazine URL [https://www.quantamagazine.org/20160728-neutrinos-hint-matter-antimatter-asymmetry/]

Kamioka Observatory, ICRR (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research), The University of Tokyo
Quanta Magazine URL
[https://www.quantamagazine.org/20160728-neutrinos-hint-matter-antimatter-asymmetry/]

At the Super-Kamiokande observatory in Kamioka, Japan — shown here when it was being filled with water in 2006 — neutrinos interact with atoms inside the water, generating flashes of radiation that are picked up by the surrounding sensors.

  • cover image: 
    As neutrinos and antineutrinos change flavors they may illuminate the differences between matter and antimatter.
    Olena Shmahalo/Quanta Magazine
  • Both pictures are attachments to the article: Neutrinos Hint of Matter-Antimatter Rift, by Natalie Wolchover originally published at Quanta Magazine in July 28th, 2016 
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