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What can neutrinos tell us about time?

  1. Nov 20, 2009 #1
    What can Neutrinos tell us about time?
     
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  3. Nov 20, 2009 #2

    jtbell

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    Why are you asking this about neutrinos instead of some other particle? What do you think is special about neutrinos in this respect?
     
  4. Nov 20, 2009 #3
    You tell me. I am curious in ICECUBE observatories relation to our knowledge of time.
     
  5. Nov 20, 2009 #4
    Is any one able to make a connection here?
     
  6. Nov 20, 2009 #5

    Vanadium 50

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    I don't think anybody understands the question.

    JTBell asked a good question. Had you asked "What can pancakes tell us about time?" or "What can gym shoes tell us about time?" we'd be equally perplexed.
     
  7. Nov 20, 2009 #6
    Haha, perhaps it is a bad question. I am producing a show on time and was curious if the Icecube observatory would reveal anything that would help us understand the fundamental nature of time.

    For example, CMB helps us gain a clearer picture of the early universe and big bang. Which i turn, helps us understand some of the questions about time better. Did time have a beginning? & Why does time unfold in one direction?

    Just curious if knowing more about neutrinos from the Icecube observatory's studies would shine a similar light on the issue.

    Thanks Again,
     
  8. Nov 22, 2009 #7
    nah these neutrinos are related to high-energy processes in cosmos, such as AGN, SN etc.

    http://www.isv.uu.se/IceCube/science.php [Broken]
     
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