Three of the twelve fundamental fermions in particle physics are neutrinos. It was long thought that neutrinos might be massless, but we now know through the phenomenon of neutrino oscillations that neutrinos have mass. This resource letter will cover the history of the growth in our knowledge about neutrinos since they were first proposed in the 1930s, and also covers some up the upcoming experiments which will further our understanding of neutrino properties. Results from experiments are described that use various sources of neutrinos including nuclear reactors, cosmic rays, accelerators, and supernovae. In this resource letter, the resources that can be used to trace the past, present, and anticipated future advances in neutrino physics are reviewed.
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December 01 2016
Resource Letter ANP-1: Advances in Neutrino Physics
Maury C. Goodman; Resource Letter ANP-1: Advances in Neutrino Physics. Am. J. Phys. 1 December 2016; 84 (12): 907–916. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.4962228
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