Missing solar neutrinos still a puzzle for astronomers

Gribbin, John
October 1991
New Scientist;10/26/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1792, p23
Focuses on the computer simulations carried out by Jean Kaplan and his colleagues at the University of Paris about the behavior of the Sun with and without weakly interacting massive particles (WIMP). Efforts to explain the shortfall in neutrinos; Ability of WIMP to reduce the flux of solar neutrinos; Detection of neutrinos produced inside the Sun in a different series of nuclear reactions.


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