BOREXino Experiment @ LNGS

Borexino News & Milestones:
(last updated: Wednesday, 25-Jan-2017 12:02:01 CET)

Sep, 2017: Workshop: Recent developments in Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

The Borexino Collaboration celebrates in L’Aquila (Italy) the 10th anniversary of data-taking

Feb 22, 2016: Prof. G.Bellini awarded the International Prize “Bruno Pontecorvo” (see also here).

“for his outstanding contributions to the development of low-energy neutrino detection methods, their realization in the Borexino detector, and the important solar and geo-neutrino results obtained in this experiment”.

Dec 03, 2015: A test of electric charge conservation with Borexino

Aug, 2015: Spectroscopy of geoneutrinos from 2056 days of Borexino data

Sep 05, 2014: "A special BOREXINO event" at LNGS ( E. Majorana lecture hall )

Aug 28, 2014: Neutrinos from the primary proton-proton fusion process in the Sun

It looks like our results on p-p neutrino measurement have attracted some general public interest.
Here is a list of articles on the subject appared on the international press.
Oct 02, 2012: Measurement of CNGS muon neutrino speed with Borexino (no, neutrinos aren't faster than light)

Feb 07, 2012: PeP paper have been been highlighted with a Synopsis on the Physics website http://physics.aps.org

Feb 02, 2012: First Evidence of pep Solar Neutrinos by Direct Detection in Borexino
Jan 16, 2012: Absence of a day–night asymmetry in the 7Be solar neutrino rate in Borexino

Sep 30, 2011: Precision Measurement of the 7Be Solar Neutrino Interaction Rate in Borexino

May 11, 2011: Muon and cosmogenic neutron detection in Borexino
Jan 31, 2011: Study of solar and other unknown anti-neutrino fluxes with Borexino at LNGS
Aug 05, 2010: Measurement of the solar 8B neutrino rate (3 MeV energy threshold)

Mar 01, 2010: Observation of Geo-Neutrinos

Italian press coverage of our Geo-Neutrino research (partial list):
"Le particelle che arrivano dal centro della Terra" from ANSA
"La prima volta dei geoneutrini" from "Galileo"
"visti per la prima volta i geoneutrini" from "PrimaDaNoi"
"Particelle dal cuore della Terra" from "Il Centro"
"Particelle dal centro della terra" from "La Repubblica"
"Primo sguardo al centro della Terra" from "Il Corriere della Sera"

Apr 06, 2009: Dramatic earthquake hit Abruzzo
Aug 21, 2008: Measurement of the solar 8B neutrino flux with 246 live days of Borexino and observation of the MSW vacuum-matter transition
Jun 18, 2008: CNGS (CERN->LNGS) neutrino beam (re)started
May 25, 2008: New results on solar neutrino fluxes from 192 days of Borexino data

Aug 16, 2007: First real time detection of 7Be solar neutrinos by Borexino!

Borexino first results have got some press coverage (partial list):
Aug 27, 2007: Borexino featured on /.
Aug 20, 2007: Borexino featured on "Le Scienze" (Italian)
Aug 20, 2007: Borexino featured on "La Repubblica" (Italian)
Aug 20, 2007: NSF Press Release 07-105: "Catching Some Rays"

May 16, 2007 01:25 CEST: first run with full detector started: we are taking data!
May 15, 2007 11:25 CEST: Borexino filling completed!
May 14, 2007: filling of the Water Tank have been completed
Apr 27, 2007: filling of the Inner Vessel have been completed
Apr 16, 2007: PC procurement at Sarroch have been completed
Feb 06, 2007: About 300 m³ of PC in the SSS
Jan 09, 2007: Water Tank filling has begun
Jan 08, 2007: PC delivery from Sarroch to LNGS has begun
Dec 20, 2006: First batch of scintillator (~11,000 liters) in Borexino!
Nov 10, 2006: Borexino SSS filled with water
May 07, 2004: Inner vessels installed and inflated

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