The size of a ten-story building, 6800 feet underground at the Creighton mine in Ontario; the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory is a telescope built to study neutrinos and the core of the sun. Students can learn how Cherenkov Radiation is produced and used to detect neutrino properties. Scientists can read the newly published paper dealing with the measurement of Total Active 8B Solar Neutrino Flux using NaCl, as well as other published papers and Conference Proceedings. The site also offers illustrations such as neutrinos striking heavy water and the attractive Double-Ring Event.


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