Reines, Frederick

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Reines, Frederick (1918-1998) was an American physicist who discovered a fundamental particle called the neutrino. The neutrino is extremely resistant to interaction with other particles and has virtually no mass. For his work on the neutrino, Reines shared the 1995 Nobel Prize in physics.


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