About the INPA Seminars

All seminars are on Fridays (unless otherwise noted) and start at 12:00 (noon) with a brief presentation of the weekly scientific news. Typically the talks end by 13:00. The seminars take place in Bldg. 50A, room 5132.

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The following Seminar schedule for the Institute for Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics is tentative. The seminar becomes final usually a few days before the Friday of the talk.

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October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Adrien Hourlier (MIT)

Title: MiniBooNE Oscillation Results with Complete Dataset


The MiniBooNE experiment, located on the Booster Neutrino Beamline at Fermilab, reports a total excess of 638.0+/-132.8 electron-like events (4.8σ) from a data sample corresponding to 18.75×10^20 protons-on-target in neutrino mode, which is a 46% increase in the data sample with respect to previously published results, and 11.27 × 10^20 protons-on-target in antineutrino mode. The additional statistics allow several studies to address questions on the source of the excess. I will discuss how we can use distributions such as beam timing and the radial distribution to disfavor some of the possible explanation for the source of the excess such as an excess of entering or exiting photons.

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October 2
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

INPA guests from campus can now come up to the lab early on Fridays. The INPA Common Room (50-5026) is reserved for our guests from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, and from 1 pm to 5 pm. Note that the seminars are now held in 50A-5132 to accommodate a larger number of attendees.

Also, on Fridays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm you are welcome to join the INPA Speaker for a brown-bag lunch in the small Pers Hall conference room, 54-130B.

INPA Tea Series

The Physics and Nuclear Science Divisions have together been leaders in revolutionary changes in our understanding of neutrinos and cosmology. Everyone is welcome to attend the open forum. Tea and light refreshments will be served.

INPA Common Room (50-5026)
3:30 pm

Access to the Lab

For a shuttle pass please email Paris Gordon. Please note: the pass is only valid for the day of the seminar.

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions please contact, preferably via email, Paris Gordon.