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Detecting those pesky neutrinos with Fermilab’s 14,000 ton NOvA detector

Neutrinos are very small particles, smaller than the electrons and they can travel through led for 2 years before hitting an led atom. Neutrinos have no charge and leave no traces, so they are hard to trap. Fermilab, IL, USA is generating neutrinos and shooting them 500 miles away, straight through the Earth crust to […]

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The Big Bang Theory as told by scientists at Fermilab

Don Lincoln, from Fermilab, a real scientist, as opposed to the characters from The Big Bang Theory, explains what the Big Bang theory actually is and why it has been proven until now. There are three points that lead to a conclusion that the Universe started as a given time and in a given place: […]

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Gravity is weak in 3D, but it may be stronger in 4D or more

Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln shows us that gravity is way weaker than magnetism and that gravity itself may manifest fully in a $D or more dimensional space. Since gravity is actually space-time bent in the presence of matter meaning that it isn’t actually a force per-se, much like centrifugal force is not a real force, […]

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Higgs Boson: how do we calculate its mass

It turns out that the Higgs Boson is really an allusive particle which is 125 times more massive than the protons. The actual calculations of the mass of the Higgs Bosson are quite complicated, but the principle is outlined in the video above, where Dr. Don Lincoln , from Fermilab, explains how it is that […]

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