Monthly Archives: May 2015

How does the Sun shine? (Final part: The search for the proton-proton neutrinos)

Let’s return to the original goal of this series of posts on the Sun’s source of energy. After the post on the proton-proton chain model, it became quite clear that it was very difficult to experimentally prove that this mechanism … Continue reading

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Neutrinos (Part 2: Neutrino oscillations — simplified)

In my previous post on the neutrinos and the solar neutrino problem, I ended by writing that the current explanation for why there were missing neutrinos at the detector is because the neutrinos have changed state while travelling towards earth … Continue reading

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