Marcin Wojcik, Grzegorz Zuzel and Marcin Misiaszek received the Polish Minister of Education and Science Awards for Significant Achievements in Scientific Activity for their work on Borexino.
Improved Measurement of CNO Solar Neutrinos and Its Implications for the SSM
Improved Measurement of Solar Neutrinos from the Carbon-Nitrogen-Oxygen Cycle by Borexino and Its Implications for the Standard Solar Model Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 252701 (2022) – Published 12 December 2022 [DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.129.252701] This paper have been been highlighted. See Viewpoint: “Elemental
Frank Calaprice awarded the 2023 Hans A. Bethe prize
The American Physical Society has just announced Frank Calaprice as the recipient of the 2023 Hans A. Bethe prize : “For pioneering work on large-scale ultra-low-background detectors, specifically Borexino, measuring the complete spectroscopy of solar neutrinos, culminating in observation of
The Sun may have more carbon and nitrogen than previously thought
Latest Borexino CNO pre-print results(1) featured on Science News: “Neutrinos hint the sun has more carbon and nitrogen than previously thought Figuring out our star’s makeup is crucial for understanding the entire universe” By Ken Croswell JUNE 16, 2022 AT
New technique makes directional measurements of low-energy solar neutrinos
Physicsworld magazine dedicated an article to our recently published papers about directional measurement of Sub-MeV solar neutrinos with Borexino: Until now, physicists measuring the properties of solar neutrinos have had to make a compromise – either measure the particles’ energy with
Correlated and integrated directionality for sub-MeV solar neutrinos in Borexino
Correlated and integrated directionality for sub-MeV solar neutrinos in Borexino Phys. Rev. D 105, 052002 – Published 3 March 2022 [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.105.052002] This paper have been been highlighted with a synopsis: “Solar-Neutrino Detection Gets a Boost” Abstract Liquid scintillator detectors play a
First Directional Measurement of Sub-MeV Solar Neutrinos with Borexino
First Directional Measurement of Sub-MeV Solar Neutrinos with Borexino Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 091803 – Published 3 March 2022 [doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.091803] This paper have been been highlighted with a synopsis: “Solar-Neutrino Detection Gets a Boost” Abstract We report the measurement of sub-MeV
How the Sun and the Stars shine
Thanks to its extraordinary radiopurity, Borexino observed the two main fusion reactions in stars and will soon weigh in on a controversy relating to the birth of the Sun that challenges the SSM (G.Bellini & A.Ianni on CERN Courier)
Borexino General Meeting – Special Open Session
We are pleased to invite you to: Borexino General Meeting Special Open Session Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (INFN), Italy 2021, December 1st — 3:00 PM CET [ Poster, Agenda (PDF) ] On the occasion of the next Borexino collaboration meeting at
Borexino awarded the EPS 2021 Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize
The 2021 Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize for an outstanding contribution to Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology is awarded to the Borexino collaboration for the groundbreaking observation of solar neutrinos from the pp chain and CNO cycle that provided unique and
Video: “BOREXINO, anno 2020: una scoperta rivoluzionaria per l’astrofisica”
BOREXINO, anno 2020: una scoperta rivoluzionaria per l’astrofisica (italian language)
Borexino listed in 2020 Top Ten of Physics World
Borexino experiment is listed in the 2020 Top Ten of Physics World. It was “chosen for observing neutrinos from the carbon–nitrogen–oxygen (CNO) cycle in the Sun”.
Video: “Detection of a 2nd Type of Nuclear Fusion Inside the Sun”
Recent Borexino results, pp and CNO cycles explained for general public in this nice video by Anton Petrov.
Why and how the Sun and the stars shine
Borexino revealed for the first time the mechanisms powering the Sun and the other stars. In this article Prof. em. Gianpaolo Bellini describes the experiment and recollects its history and achievements (Il Nuovo Saggiatore Vol. 36, Anno 2020, No. 5-6, Pag. 82).
Experimental evidence of neutrinos produced in the CNO fusion cycle in the Sun (Nature cover story)
Experimental evidence of neutrinos produced in the CNO fusion cycle in the Sun Nature volume 587, pages 577-582 (2020) Published 25 November 2020 (cover story) [doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2934-0] (full text here) Data availability: The datasets generated during this study are freely available
Neutrinos confirm rare solar fusion process
CERN Courier : Neutrinos confirm rare solar fusion process
Comprehensive geoneutrino analysis with Borexino
Comprehensive geoneutrino analysis with Borexino Phys. Rev. D 101, 012009 – Published 21 January 2020 [doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.101.012009] (preprint on arXiv). This paper have been been highlighted with a synopsis: “Earth As a Neutrino Source”. Data availability The datasets generated during the
Simultaneous precision spectroscopy of pp, 7Be and pep solar neutrinos with Borexino Phase-II
Simultaneous precision spectroscopy of pp, 7Be and pep solar neutrinos with Borexino Phase-II Phys. Rev. D 100, Issue 8 , 082004 – 15 October 2019 [doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.100.082004] Abstract We present the simultaneous measurement of the interaction rates pp, RBe, Rpep of pp, 7Be, and pep solar neutrinos performed with a global fit to the
Comprehensive measurement of pp-chain solar neutrinos
Comprehensive measurement of pp-chain solar neutrinos Nature volume 562, pages 505–510 (2018) Published: 24 October 2018 [doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0624-y] (full text here) Data availability The datasets generated during the current study are freely available: see below (scroll down). Additional information is available from the
The Borexino collaboration mourns the loss of Corrado Salvo
The Borexino collaboration mourn the premature loss of their friend and colleague Corrado Salvo (Genova 27/12/1948 – Assergi 01/06/2018). For almost two decades he has provided precious contributions to the experiment, both in the technical and scientific field.