Progress and prospects in neutrino astrophysics

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Four separate experiments to detect neutrinos from the Sun have now confirmed a deficit in the flux relative to the predictions of standard theories of nuclear physics. Future experiments with new neutrino detectors promise to reveal the explanation for this shortfall. The planned detectors may also engender a new field of astronomy, based on the observation of neutrino emission from distant, energetic astrophysical sources.

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Bahcall, J., Lande, K., Lanou, R. et al. Progress and prospects in neutrino astrophysics. Nature 375, 29–34 (1995) doi:10.1038/375029a0

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