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Author Topic: Is the standard model of Particle physics being compromised by recent findings??  (Read 658 times)

ijaz

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It has recently been found that neutrino has mass. the SM of PP will therefore stand compromised. What are its implications?


 

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I thought that we have known that neutrinos have mass, because they change from one type to another (oscillation), which requires nonzero mass.
 

ijaz

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That fact was confirmed only very recently.
 

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The Nobel Prize was awarded for it only very recently. It was predicted in the 1950s, and there was some evidence for it as early as the 1960s. I believe it was "proven" more than a decade ago.
 

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