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The MINERvA Neutrino Masterclass is where students, working with teachers and physicists, get to be neutrino-physicists-for-a-day. In this masterclass they will:

  • learn about MINERvA and particle physics
  • make a measurement of now neutrinos interact with the atomic nucleus
  • pool their results
  • discuss results with their peers in the masterclass and across the world in a masterclass videoconference.

It will help to know more about International Masterclasses and what we mean by a "masterclass". We know that a violin or a flute masterclass is - students learning their art with a master musician - but what is it in the context of particle physics?

 

WHAT IS A MASTERCLASS?

Cherie Bornhorst and Adam Pearlsein, Colorado State University QuarkNet center

 

This is all exciting but, since this masterclass is about neutrinos, maybe we should learn something about them:

 

WHAT ARE NEUTRINOS?

Sowjanya Gollapinni, Los Alamos National Laboratory

 

Neutrinos are quite different from other particles and very difficult to detect. Thus we need specialized detectors, like MINERvA.

 

WHAT IS MINERVA?

Screencast, QuarkNet

 

Want to know more? Check the Fermilab site All Things Neutrino.

Ready to press on? Go to the MINERvA Masterclass Introduction.

 

 

 

Starts Mar 19, 2020 08:00
Ends Apr 4, 2020 18:00
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