neutrino astronomy

noun
the branch of astronomy dealing with the detection and measurement of neutrinos emitted by the sun and other celestial objects.

Origin:
1975–80

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neutrino astronomy
 
n
the detection of neutrinos emitted by the sun or by supernovae from which information about the solar interior can be obtained

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The beauty of neutrino astronomy is that, being neutral, the particles trace a straight line back to their point of origin.
Currently, he is involved in high-energy particle physics and high-energy neutrino astronomy using radio telescopes.
Such studies are at the forefront of the new field of neutrino astronomy.
Well, welcome to the wacky world of neutrino astronomy, where down is up and up is down and occasionally the twain do meet.
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