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Title: The Majorana Project

Working as part of a collaborative team, PNNL is bringing its signature capability in ultra-low-level detection to help search for a rare form of radioactive decay-never before detected-called "neutrimore »noless double beta decay" in germanium. If observed, it would demonstrate neutrinos are Majorana-type particles. This discovery would show neutrinos are unique among fundamental particles, having a property whereby the matter and anti-matter version of this particle are indistinguishable. Physicist John L. Orrell explains how they rely on the Shallow Underground Laboratory to conduct the research.« less
Title: The Majorana Project
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Publication Date: 2013-11-20
OSTI Identifier: 1144728
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS ; GERMANIUM DETECTOR ; MAJORANA PROJECT ; COPPER DETECTORS ; SHALLOW UNDERGROUND LABORATORY ; SUL ; PHYSICS ; NEUTRIONOS ; DETECTOR
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:02:05
System Entry Date: 2018-01-26