Tag Archive : Sub Atomic Particles

Anti-particles are particle alter-egos. When they meet they annihilate each other to give a fiery burst of energy. Just after the Big Bang the particles and antiparticles should have met and the universe should have ended but we exist. Read on to find out how. An Universe-gobbling Mistake What will happen if you take ten […]

Let’s get back to the question we started this series with. How do you see something that weighs nothing, looks like nothing and interacts with nothing? The answer is that it does weigh a little. So little is their mass, that for a long time neutrinos were thought to be mass less. Now we know […]

At 7:35 am UTC on February 23, 1987, the Kamiokande II detector in Japan suddenly detected more than 10 anti-neutrinos. It was designed to detect proton decay, so this was not a regular event at the detector, and scientists were alarmed (It was confirmed by proton decay detectors in the US and Russia). Then a […]