Neutrinos (Part 2): Overview of the standard model.

On November 7, 2019 by anon

The standard model of elementary particles displays all the elementary particles that have been discovered till date, this post deals with how the particles are placed in the standard model and how these particles are related to each other. What are elementary particles? Elementary particles are the smallest physical entities […]

Neutrinos (Part 1): Sneaking into Beta decay

On September 18, 2019 by anon

  Radioactivity was a popular topic of discussion during the early 20th century, scientists wanted to understand this mysterious phenomenon where elements would spontaneously decay into other elements by releasing an electron or a positron (anti-electron). Most of the elements which behaved in this peculiar manner are heavy isotopes of […]