From Science, Aug. 8, 2019: Fermilab physicists are resurrecting a massive particle detector by lowering it into a tomblike pit and embalming it with a chilly fluid. In August, workers eased two gleaming silver tanks bigger than shipping containers, the two halves of the detector, into a concrete-lined hole. Hauled from Europe two years ago, ICARUS will soon start a second life seeking perhaps the strangest particles physicists have dreamed up, oddballs called sterile neutrinos.
From Scientific American, July 5, 2018: This editorial weighs in on the latest result from the MiniBooNE experiment. The author says that, while winning experiments may soon give us clarity, at this time there is no resolution to the sterile neutrino question.
From CNN, June 19, 2018: Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln explains how studying neutrinos became an intellectual industry. There were dozens of independent experiments telling a consistent story, each reporting similar values for the parameters being studied. Well, except for one.
From Nachrichten Welt, June 18, 2018: German publication picks up Don Lincoln’s Live Science article on MiniBooNE and its search for the sterile neutrino.
From La Voz de Cadiz, June 18, 2018: El periodista José Manuel Nieves habla sobre el reciente hallazgo de la mayor evidencia que existe por el momento a favor de los neutrinos estériles.
From Live Science, June 18, 2018: Fermilab’s Don Lincoln gives the lowdown on how scientists discovered neutrino oscillation, leading into MiniBooNE’s latest measurement related to the sterile neutrino.
From Physics Today, June 14, 2018: New results from MiniBooNE confirm tantalizing evidence from 20 years ago of an additional neutrino species, but they also fly in the face of findings from other recent experiments.
From NBC News, June 10, 2018: Fermilab scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of sterile neutrinos, decades after the first evidence of them turned up.
From Ars Technica, June 8, 2018: Fermilab’s latest update on the sterile neutrino uses two additional years of MiniBooNE data. The measurements have edged even closer to the statistical standards for discovery.