Eyeing the Earth with neutrinos
G. Bellini and L. Ludhova
Physics World Vol. 25 n. 3 (2012) 44
Essential information about the Earth’s thermal energy could be obtained by detecting the almost massless neutrinos that flit through the Earth’s interior. Gianpaolo Bellini and Livia Ludhova explain how the study of “geoneutrinos” is opening up an entire new field of interdisciplinary research.