Article: Improved search for a light sterile neutrino with the full configuration of the Daya Bay Experiment Authors: Daya Bay Collaboration Reference: arXiv:1607.01174 Today I bring you news from the Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment, which detects neutrinos emitted by three nuclear power plants on the southern coast of China. The results in this paper are based […]
Article: Electromagnetic duality anomaly in curved spacetimes Authors: I. Agullo, A. del Rio and J. Navarro-Salas Reference: arXiv:1607.08879 Disclaimer: this blogpost requires some basic knowledge of QFT (or being comfortable with taking my word at face value for some of the claims made :)) Anomalies exists everywhere. Probably the most intriguing ones are medical, but in particle physics […]
Article: Limits on Active to Sterile Neutrino Oscillations from Disappearance Searches in the MINOS, Daya Bay, and Bugey-3 Experiments Authors: Daya Bay and MINOS collaborations Reference: arXiv:1607.01177v4 So far, the hunt for sterile neutrinos has come up empty. Could a joint analysis between MINOS, Daya Bay and Bugey-3 data hint at their existence? Neutrinos, like the beloved […]
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