‘Ghost particle’ found in Antarctica provides astronomy breakthrough

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‘Ghost particle’ found in Antarctica provides astronomy breakthrough

(CNN) – For the first time, scientists have been able to trace the origins of a ghostly subatomic particle that traveled 3.7 billion light-years to Earth. The tiny, high-energy cosmic particle is called a neutrino, and it was found by sensors deep in the Antarctic ice in the IceCube detector.

Scientists and observatories around the world were able to trace the neutrino to a galaxy with a supermassive, rapidly spinning black hole at its center, known as a blazar. The galaxy sits to the left of Orion’s shoulder in his constellation and is about 4 billion light-years from Earth.

Scientists say the discovery heralds a new era of space research, allowing the use of these particles to study and observe the universe in an unprecedented way. And the finding suggests that scientists will be able to track the origin of mysterious cosmic rays for the first time.

READ FROM SOURCE: https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/12/world/neutrino-blazar-cosmic-ray-discovery/index.html


 

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