This book discusses how the physics community came to know so much about the neutrino. It is designed to examine the history of the neutrino from its unsuspected beginnings in the discovery of radioactivity at the end of the nineteenth century to current experiments on the mass of the neutrino.
Preface -- Introduction -- The Road to the Neutrino -- The Neutrino Hypothesis -- Toward a Universal Fermi Interaction -- Fermi’s Theory: The Final Act -- “Observing” the Neutrino: The Reines-Cowan Experiments -- How Much? The Mass of the Neutrino -- How Many? Whose? -- The Missing Solar Neutrinos -- Neutrino Oscillations -- Conclusion: There Are Neutrinos
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