Brief Overview

The problem with beta decay The prehistory of the neutrino starts in 1896 when Henri Becquerel discovered some strange radiation emitted by uranium salts [Bec96]. Isolating the radium, Pierre and Marie Curie named this new phenomenon “radioactivity”. Ernest Rutherford showed that Continue Reading …

Historical plots

You will find below some of the historical plots in Neutrino physics, either breakthrough and primary result plots or summary plots providing milestone pictures along the neutrino history. This web page is still under work… 1927 Continuous beta spectrum measurement Continue Reading …