April 22, 2024

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The IceCube Neutrino Observatory is seen under a starry night sky, with the Milky Way appearing over low auroras in the background.

Scientists discover ‘ghost particles’ emitted from our Milky Way in a major discovery (video)

A new study reveals that astronomers have detected high-energy neutrinos coming from within our Milky Way galaxy, which could open an exciting new window for research.

neutrinos They are extraordinarily difficult to detect, because they rarely collide with atoms. A light-year’s worth of lead will stop about half of the neutrinos passing through it (which explains why neutrinos are called “ghost particles”).