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Sunday, April 28 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ghost Particles: Pint-sized Paranormal Entities or Real-life Physics?

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Neutrinos have been snatching up Nobel prizes since the 80s, and they have been making appearances in our favorite Sci-Fi shows for just as long. But what ARE they? Nicknamed "ghost particles", neutrinos have *almost* no mass, no electric charge, and can travel through a light-year thick piece of lead with a 50/50 shot of making it out unscathed as a completely different particle. Let's call the Ghostbusters and crack this case wide open.

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Kelley Commeford

Physics Enthusiast
Kelley Commeford is a graduate student at Drexel University, focusing on neutrinos and other physics topic. She is a long-time StarFest attendee and loves to talk to people about the exciting new discoveries in physics!

Sunday April 28, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm MDT
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