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People: The Science Life

People: The Science Life, Science News, May 18, 2012. “Neutrino” was the team’s tongue-in-cheek response, broadcast in the first-ever message carried by these ghostly particles. This offbeat project started with Daniel Stancil, an electrical engineer at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He’s been thinking about how to use all sorts of particles—including neutrinos and hypothetical entities called axions—to communicate over long distances.