Neutrino Tomography of the Earth

The KM3 detector can be use neutrinos for Earth Tomography.
The origin and structure of the Earth is still a major questions in the origin of the Universe, life, and ourselves. The central portion of the Earth is relatively unknown to us.


Scientific Motivation

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This figure shows the geometry of neutrino Earth tomography

Reference to Papers relating to neutrino tomography:

KM3 Project

KM3 a telescope designed to detect and identify point sources of high-energy (greater than 1 TeV) neutrinos

More Information

This page is currently under construction.)

Return to the Neutrino page Smoot Group page for a complete description of Dr. Smoot's group's research activities.