Borexino directly probes solar energy generation

Publication date: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 - 8:40pm

Professors Pocar and Cadonati, with graduate student Keith Otis and the entire Borexino Collaboration report the direct detection of pp solar neutrinos, emitted by the keystone proton-proton fusion in the Sun. The discovery is published on Nature.

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