Juan Collar, et al, have created a new type of neutrino detector
Writing some new science history, Juan Collar and his colleagues have detected the signature of elastic scattering events between neutrinos, and nuclei of atoms, for the first time. And they used a detector that would fit on your desk!
Three things that has grabbed my attention lately. Unfortunately – as long as the days keeps insisting on 24 hours, and I'm occupied completing my master – I have to delay the gratification of learning more about these fascinating subjects.
This article is an exploration of my relation to mathematics, where I make the case that it is not fair to claim that mathematics possesses any kind of beauty in itself. Instead I attempt to offer a different characteristic.
Usually I wouldn't do name-dropping, mostly because of an unreliable memory for names. Thus it is better to write them down. Here is my short list of three, now active, physicists that I think you absolutely need to know about.