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The clinical software of those vital lawsuits was once prepared to hide many of the box of neutrino physics. In gentle of the fast progress of curiosity inspired through new attention-grabbing effects from the sphere, greater than half the papers offered listed below are on the topic of the neutrino mass and oscillations, together with atmospheric and sun neutrino experiences. Neutrino mass and oscillations might indicate the life of a mass scale many orders of magnitudes larger than awarded in present physics and should most likely consultant scientists past the normal version of particle physics.

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