Dark matter vs. neutrinos: the effect of astrophysical uncertainties and timing information on the neutrino floor

@article{Davis2014DarkMV,
  title={Dark matter vs. neutrinos: the effect of astrophysical uncertainties and timing information on the neutrino floor},
  author={Jonathan H. Davis},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={2015},
  pages={012 - 012}
}
  • Jonathan H. Davis
  • Published 3 December 2014
  • Physics
  • Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
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