Category Archives: 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

UCI Neutrino Group Shares in Fundamental Physics Breakthrough Prize

The Breakthrough Prizes were just announced in the NY Times, on Nov. 8, 2015.  One of the Fundamental Physics Prizes went to five neutrino experiments that showed that neutrinos oscillated.  The UCI Department of Physics and Astronomy Neutrino Group participated … Continue reading

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UC Irvine’s Contribution to the 2015 Nobel Prizes in Physics

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics was won by leaders of the Super-Kamiokande and SNO neutrino experiments, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald, respectively. The Super-Kamiokande (Super-K) experiment in Japan showed that neutrinos oscillated, and therefore had mass. The Sudbury … Continue reading

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