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Neutrino Asymmetry Passes Critical Threshold

April 15, 2020

The first official evidence of a key imbalance between neutrinos and antineutrinos provides one of the best clues for why the universe contains something rather than nothing.

Neutrinos and matrices
mathematical physics

Neutrinos Lead to Unexpected Discovery in Basic Math

November 13, 2019

Three physicists stumbled across an unexpected relationship between some of the most ubiquitous objects in math.

Electron-neutrino candidate in Super Kamiokande
Abstractions blog

Neutrinos Suggest Solution to Mystery of Universe’s Existence

December 12, 2017

Updated results from a Japanese neutrino experiment continue to reveal an inconsistency in the way that matter and antimatter behave.

As neutrinos change “flavors” they may illuminate the differences between matter and antimatter.
particle physics

Neutrinos Hint of Matter-Antimatter Rift

July 28, 2016

A hint that neutrinos behave differently than antineutrinos suggests an answer to one the biggest questions in physics.


Search Escalates for Key to Why Matter Exists

October 15, 2013

Physicists have completed a new round of searches for the answer to why matter dominates over antimatter. But the radioactive decay that would solve the puzzle is evading them.