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the antiparticle of a neutrino

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This violation of the matter-antimatter symmetry is called the charge-parity (CP) violation, and evidence of the CP violations is being looked for by - among other experiments - the different rates of neutrino and antineutrino oscillations, recorded by an international team of researchers working on the T2K experiment.
One explanation for the deficit is that some of the electron antineutrinos have transformed into an undetectable, lightweight sterile neutrino, about one-millionth the mass of an electron, says Luk.
The inside of a cylindrical antineutrino detector before being filled with clear liquid scintillator, which reveals antineutrino interactions by the very faint flashes of light they emit.
Frederick Reines, who with Cowan had first detected the antineutrino, now tried to detect neutrinos from the Sun.
Scientists have long theorized that a "neutrinoless" version - wherein two antineutrinos (or neutrinos) annihilate each other - also exists.
Such oppositely moving neutrinos would make uncertain the choice of the charge sign in the next star, being admixed to the proper antineutrinos generated by the positrons.
KamLAND was specifically designed to study antineutrinos.
An apparent breakthrough came in May, when scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico announced that they had observed muon antineutrinos turning into electron anti-neutrinos in a high-energy particle experiment.
Actually, the fission reaction involved the change of neutrons to protons, which liberated antineutrinos rather than neutrinos.
121802) On the plus side , they did discover more antineutrinos (the antimatter equivalent of neutrinos) with energies of about 5 megaelectronvolts than theoretical models predict - although what this "bump" signifies is still not entirely clear.
Nuclear reactors can be monitored by measuring the large number of antineutrinos they produce.
25]) antineutrinos race away from Earth and into space.
The curve for neutrinos implies that the transition temperature for neutrinos is around 291 K, which means that the density of antineutrinos from the big bang for present neutrino background temperatures (~ 2 K) is not negligible.
However, neutrinos and antineutrinos can be told apart since they have a different direction of spin, or helicity.
While MiniBooNE used neutrinos to find the sterile neutrino, LSND used antineutrinos - the antimatter equivalent.