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The neutrino is the lightest and most mysterious of all elementary particles. It is hoped that a better understanding of its properties will provide answers to many unresolved questions relating to the origin of the universe. In order to study these elusive particles in an efficient way, Raimund…

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Stefan Schönert is awarded an Advanced Grant by the European Research Council to prepare for a new experiment to tackle one of the unresolved puzzles of physics: Why is there so much more matter in our universe than antimatter?

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For the first time ever, scientists have measured the electromagnetic and gravitational signals generated by the collision of two neutron stars. In a special research project led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), physicists with the Collaborative Research Center 1258 "Neutrinos and Dark…

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