The secret to measuring an antineutrino’s energy

Miranda Elkins (left) worked on this with Rik Gran (right) while she was a master’s student at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She is now a Ph.D. student at Iowa State University.

It is no secret that neutrinos change flavor or oscillate as they travel from one place to another, and that the amount they change depends on how much time they have to change. This time is directly related to the distance the neutrino traveled and the energy of the neutrino itself. Measuring the distance is easy. The hard part is measuring the neutrino energy.

Read the entire article at the Fermilab web site: http://news.fnal.gov/2018/03/the-secret-to-measuring-an-antineutrinos-energy/

Seeing two sides of the same coin

Carrie McGivern of the University of Pittsburgh

Carrie McGivern of the University of Pittsburgh

UJnderstanding neutrino interactions with heavy nuclei by looking at the way neutrinos are produced on these heavy nuclei and how the recoil from them.

http://www.fnal.gov/pub/today/archive/archive_2015/today15-06-26.html, by Aaron Bercellie, University of Rochester