Staff in the News
Employee retirements: December 2020 .
Massive underground instrument finds final secret of our sun’s fusion .
The Borexino detector, a hyper-sensitive instrument deep underground in Italy, has finally succeeded at the nearly impossible task of detecting CNO (carbon-nitrogen-oxygen) neutrinos from our sun’s core. These little-known particles reveal the last missing detail of the fusion cycle powering our sun and other stars, and could answer still-outstanding questions of the sun's composition.
Spring 2021 update: All enrolled students invited to campus .
In a message to the University community, President Eisgruber writes that safety depends on vigilant compliance with public health guidance; most instruction will remain online.