Astronomy Cast

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Episode 32: The Search for Neutrinos

April 16th, 2007

Episode 32 of 460 episodes

Trillions of neutrinos are produced in our Sun through its nuclear reactions. These particles stream out at nearly the speed of light, and pass right through any matter they encounter. In fact, there are billions of them passing through your body right now. Learn how this elusive particle was first theorized and finally discovered.

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