Paul Derwent

Paul Derwent Paul Derwent, the associate project manager for the NOνA experiment, wrote this week’s column. Fermilab’s proton beam will turn off on Monday, April 30, for 11 months, so that we can upgrade our infrastructure in preparation for our next steps into the Intensity Frontier, with NOvA. The NOvA experiment is a second-generation neutrino mixing experiment. Neutrinos exist as three different types, and NOvA researchers will look at the rates that neutrinos shift between those types. If the rate…