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Neutrino physics

A deliberate mix-up in flavour

Nature volume 533, pages 327328 (19 May 2016) | Download Citation

Neutrinos come in three 'flavours', as do antineutrinos, and they all change flavour as they travel. New measurements of the mixing of different neutrinos may help to explain why our Universe is made of matter and not antimatter.

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  1. Helen O'Keeffe is in the Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YB, UK.

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