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Ever-Elusive Neutrinos Spotted Bouncing Off Nuclei For the First Time


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Juan Collar, University of Chicago

Juan Collar, a professor in physics at the University of Chicago, with a prototype of the world's smallest neutrino detector used to observe for the first time an elusive interaction known as coherent elastic neutrino nucleus scattering.

Credit: Jean Lachat / University of Chicago

Neutrinos are famously antisocial. Of all the characters in the particle physics cast, they are the most reluctant to interact with other particles.

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