Antineutrino astronomy and geophysics

Lawrence M. Krauss, Sheldon L. Glashow, David N. Schramm

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Abstract

Radioactive decays inside the Earth produce antineutrinos that may be detectable at the surface. Their flux and spectrum contain important geophysical information. New detectors need to be developed, discriminating between sources of antineutrinos, including the cosmic-background. The latter can be related to the frequency of supernovas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-198
Number of pages8
JournalNature
Volume310
Issue number5974
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984

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Krauss, L. M., Glashow, S. L., & Schramm, D. N. (1984). Antineutrino astronomy and geophysics. Nature, 310(5974), 191-198. https://doi.org/10.1038/310191a0