"Neutrino Oscillations and the MINOS Experiment"

Nathanial Tagg , Oxford University
[Host: Craig Dukes]
Neutrinos have started to gain enormous attention over the last 30 years because of strange properties that allow them to seemingly disappear when travelling long distances. I will give brief history of the important discoveries by neutrino experiments to put the newly-started MINOS experiment into context. MINOS is an experiment to produce neutrinos at Fermilab (near Chicago) and fire them undgeround to the Soudan lab (near Duluth), a baseline of 730km. The challenges of performing this long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment will be discussed.
High Energy Physics Seminar
Thursday, April 14, 2005
2:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 313
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