Is Neutrino Astronomy Real?

  • Oct. 9, 2019, 4:00 pm US/Central
  • John Beacom, Ohio State University
  • Dan Hooper
  • Video

Neutrinos are almost undetectable particles.  Astronomy is about detecting things.  So how can we talk about neutrino astronomy?

Although neutrinos have been detected from a few sources, the field is just beginning.  What are the prospects for further detections?  What would we gain if we are successful?