A1_7 The Neutrino Problem

Peter Dodd, Fraser Kettle, Alex Webb, Martyn Bayliss, Tomas Sukaitis


This report examines the premise from the movie "2012" (2009) that solar neutrinos start interacting with the core of the Earth, causing it to melt. A lower energy limit required for this interaction is found to be 9.55*10^4 GeV  and it is shown that the source of such energetic neutrinos is unlikely to be from within the solar system.

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