neutrino astronomy


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neutrino astronomy

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(Astronomy) the detection of neutrinos emitted by the sun or by supernovae from which information about the solar interior can be obtained
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The era of neutrino astronomy has begun," Sullivan said as the IceCube Collaboration announced the observation of 28 very high-energy particle events that constitute the first solid evidence for astrophysical neutrinos from cosmic sources.
Markus Ackermann, head of the neutrino astronomy group at DESY in Zeuthen near Berlin, said that the neutrinos that have been detected by IceCube have energies that are millions of times higher than those coming from supernova 1987A.
Neutrino Astronomy and intersections between Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics by Dr Zeblon Vilakazi (iThemba Labs)
Some examples of specific topics include the importance of astronomical plat archives as complementary support for astroparticle physics, dark energy models toward observational tests and data, high-energy gamma-rays from massive binary systems, anisotropy of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays from the surface array data of the Pierre Auger Observatory, jet collimation by magneto-torsional oscillations, the physics of the interaction of astrophysical jets with the interstellar and intracluster medium, galactic versus extragalactic sources for cosmic rays, neutrino astronomy with the IceCube Observatory and implications for astroparticle physics, and probing gravity in the Earth-Moon system.
Appealing chapters comment on distances through space, the shape of the Milky Way, asteroids and sunspots, quasars, neutrino astronomy, and the expanding universe.
Neutrino astronomy is a closely related area that may benefit from the newly measured effect.
A unique feature of SN1987A was the detection of a neutrino burst when two neutrino observatories, Kamiokande II and IMB, detected 11 and 8 antineutrinos respectively and this event arguably led to the beginning of neutrino astronomy.