Gotta catch ’em all: new NOvA results with neutrinos and antineutrinos

Categories: Intensity Frontier
Published on: November 27, 2019
Fermilab’s NOvA neutrino experiment studies neutrino oscillations using a powerful neutrino beam produced by the lab’s accelerator complex. The beam, made of muon neutrinos, is sent to NOvA’s two detectors — one located at Fermilab and one located about 800 kilometers away in Minnesota, pictured here.

NOvA’s latest measurements of neutrino oscillation parameters have been published in Physical Review Letters. The data were recorded between 2014 and 2019 and correspond to 8.85 x 1020 protons-on-target of neutrino beam and 12.33 x 1020 protons-on-target of antineutrino beam. This represents a 78% increase in the amount of antineutrino data compared to NOvA’s previous results, presented at the Neutrino 2018 conference.

By  Steven Calvez and Erika Catano Mur. You can read the article at the Fermilab News web site.

A new hunt for sterile neutrinos at NOvA

Categories: Intensity Frontier
Published on: August 24, 2016

Find out what NOvA has to say about sterile neutrinos, and what “sterile” means in this context., by Adam Aurisano and Gareth Kafka

Mix and mass: teasing out neutrino transformations

Categories: Intensity Frontier
Published on: July 24, 2016

NOvA favors the “normal hierarchy” and large CP violation, but there is not enough data yet to be sure., by Fernanda Psihas (a graduate student at Indiana University)

Nonmaximal thrill seekers

Categories: Intensity Frontier
Published on: July 20, 2016

Neutrino flavor states versus neutrino mass states: Do we have maximal mixing?, by Bruno Zamorano and Gregory Pawloski

Seeing clearly with electron neutrinos

Categories: Intensity Frontier
Published on: March 27, 2016

A full cross-section measurement, by NOvA, of the electron neutrino., by Xuebing Bu

First neutrino results from NOvA submitted for publication

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Published on: March 4, 2016

The NOvA experiment has submitted its papers “First measurement of electron neutrino appearance in NOvA” and “First measurement of muon-neutrino disappearance in NOvA” for publication in Physical Review Letters and Physical Review D – Rapid Communications, respectively., by Mark Messier and Peter Shanahan

The flux of the matter

Categories: Intensity Frontier
Published on: January 7, 2016

Ben Messerly, the author of this “Result” and a scientist at the University of Pittsburgh.

How many neutrinos are being created at Fermilab? The MINERvA experiment improves the answer to this critical question., by Ben Messerly, University of Pittsburgh.

NOvA sees electron neutrinos

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Published on: September 14, 2015

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The first appearance result at NOvA shows six events selected with our primary analysis and 11 with our secondary analysis, with an expected background of approximately one in each case., by Alexander Radovic

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