Gran Sasso d'Italia

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Gran Sasso d'Italia

(grän säs`sō dētä`lyä), mountain group of the central Apennines, in Abruzzi, central Italy. It rises to c.9,560 ft (2,914 m) in Monte Corno, the highest peak in the Apennines. Campo Imperatore, a mountaineering and skiing resort, may be reached by cable car. Mussolini was confined there after his fall from power but was rescued by German paratroopers.
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Since the neutrino travelled towards Gran Sasso, applying the time transformation to F" yields:
Rejuvenated after spending time in France and after a short stint at The Smiths Arms, they opened The Dyeworks this spring in premises previously occupied by a Chinese restaurant and latterly Gran Sasso.
Finally,the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) has endowed the 'Particle physics' area with a virtual workstation allowing users to visit the Gran Sasso National Laboratory, as well as a number of the photographic film and lead 'bricks' used in the OPERA experiment for detecting tau neutrinos, and an interactive exhibit which reproduces particle collision.
ABSTRACT: In this article the implications of Gran Sasso national research laboratory have been analyzed.
It makes use of 161 kilograms (355 pounds) of liquid xenon as a target for WIMPs, and is located 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles) below Earth's surface in Italy's Gran Sasso National Laboratory.
La comunidad cientifica recibio con escepticismo el resultado del experimento de Opera, que consistio en lanzar neutrinos (subparticulas atomicas que pasan a traves de la materia ordinaria sin perturbarla) desde el Laboratorio del Gran Colisionador de Hadrones, cerca de Ginebra, Suiza, hasta el Laboratorio Nacional de Gran Sasso, en el centro de Italia, a unos 730 kilometros.
The scientists, who were involved in a research to find an elusive particle called Higgs Boson, fired beams of sub-atomic particles known as neutrinos along a 720km underground tunnel from Geneva to Gran Sasso in Italy and announced that the arrival time indicated that they travelled faster than light.
The faster-than-light finding was recorded when 15,000 neutrino beams were pumped over three years from CERN to an underground Italian laboratory at Gran Sasso near Rome.
A new experiment at the Gran Sasso laboratory, using a neutrino beam from CERN in Switzerland, 720 km (450 miles) away, was held to check similar findings last September by a team of scientists which were greeted with some scepticism.
Antonio Ereditato, spokesman for the researchers, told Reuters that measurements taken over three years showed neutrinos pumped from CERN near Geneva to Gran Sasso in Italy had arrived 60 nanoseconds quicker than light would have done.
and are home to the southernmost glacier in Europe wich lies on the northern side of the Gran Sasso (Corno Grande 2,912 m).