Neutrino: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GoI: 21 Neutrino Observatories to be set up in the country

On September 21, 2020, the Union Minister of state of North Eastern region Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply said that around 21 neutrino observatory or to be set up in the country. Highlights According to the information provided by the Minister the observatory is or to be located as follows Six observatories in Karnataka ..

What is the Neutrino Observatory Project?

A neutrino is an electrically neutral fermion. Fermion is a particle that follows Fermi-Dirac statistics, which describes a distribution of particles over energy states in systems that consists of identical or similar particles that obey the Pauli exclusion principle. In December 2017, the Union Cabinet committee on security approved the India based Neutrino Observatory Project. ..

India based Neutrino Observatory Project

The centre recently made clarifications about the upcoming INO project in Tamil Nadu in response to questions in Rajya Sabha. The INO project, which is being planned in Theni of Tamil Nadu, is a proposed research facility to be constructed close to the Western Ghats. Its vicinity to the Ghats region had led to concerns ..

Neutrinos: Faster than Light? It’s proved

It has been generally assumed that neutrinos travel at the speed of light. According to the theory of relativity, if neutrinos are massless, they must travel at the speed of light. However, if they carry a mass, they cannot reach the speed of light. There have been various theories regarding the speed of Neutrinos. It ..