1. Studying Neutrino Mass with the Enriched Xenon Observatory (EXO)


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    THE ABSTRACT Neutrinoless double beta decay (0νββ) is a beyond-the-standard-model physics process in which a nucleus (A,Z) decays to (A,Z+2) with the emission of two electrons (but no…

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    • Unravelling the Mysteries of Neutrinos


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      Dr. Stephen Parke Fermilab Neutrinos are the most numerous massive particles in the Universe. Their masses are very tiny, no larger than one millionth the mass of the electron. Are they like all…

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      • Defects with Character: Majorana Local Modes in Condensed-Matter Systems


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        Dr. Bertrand Halperin Harvard University Theory predicts the existence of some peculiar phases of quantum condensed matter systems that have multiple degrees of freedom with very low energy, when…

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        • The Universe as a Detector: What can we learn about fundamental physics from Cosmology?


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          Dr. Harsh Mathur Case Western Reserve University The imprint of primordial gravitational radiation on the cosmic microwave background polarization, if observed, is considered smoking gun proof…

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          • The story of the Black Hole Information Paradox


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            Some 40 years ago Bekenstein argued that black holes should have an enormous entropy. Shortly thereafter, Hawking showed that black holes evaporate in a way that violates quantum mechanics. The latter…

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