National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory Seminar
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Ermal Rrapaj from the University of California Berkeley and University of Minnesota will be speaking. more information...
The presentation title is "Neutrino Nuclear Microphysics in Compact Objects."
Abstract: Supernovae and neutron star binary mergers are fascinating astrophysical sites, home to some of the most extreme phenomena observed in nature, and major sites for the production of heavy elements. Neutrinos, which lie at the center of the explosion mechanism, dictate the composition of nuclear matter responsible for nucleosynthesis, and provide a unique view into properties of dense matter, beyond standard model physics, and fundamental symmetries. In this talk, to underscore their key role in nuclear astrophysics, I will cover various intriguing aspects of their interactions with nuclear matter.