Researchers: Bizarre Antartic particles might shatter modern physics
|October 17, 2018||Posted by News under Big Bang, Cosmology, Intelligent Design, Physics|
Recent cosmic ray activity in Antartica is provoking question and speculation:
Physicists don’t know what it is exactly. But they do know it’s some sort of cosmic ray — a high-energy particle that’s blasted its way through space, into the Earth, and back out again. But the particles physicists know about — the collection of particles that make up what scientists call the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics — shouldn’t be able to do that. Sure, there are low-energy neutrinos that can pierce through miles upon miles of rock unaffected. But high-energy neutrinos, as well as other high-energy particles, have “large cross-sections.” That means that they’ll almost always crash into something soon after zipping into the Earth and never make it out the other side.Rafi Letzter, “Bizarre Particles Keep Flying Out of Antarctica’s Ice, and They Might Shatter Modern Physics” at Space.com
If the Standard Model (Big Bang theory) were shattered half as many times as claimed, it would be the Standard Smithereens by now.
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Note: There is an unsettling amount of rubbish at YouTube about the “ghost particle.” Here is a view of some more conventional Antarctic residents: