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Exotic Space Particles Slam Into Icy Observatory

| Clara Moskowitz | Posted 04.10.2014 | Science

SAVANNAH, Ga.—A belowground experiment at the South Pole has now discovered three of the highest-energy neutrinos ever found, particles that may be ...

LOOK: Icy Observatory Makes Out-Of-This-World Discovery

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 11.21.2013 | Science

For decades, scientists have been searching for ghostly neutrino particles from outer space, and now they have finally found them. Using the IceCub...

Photons Last LOONG Time, New Study Suggests

LiveScience | Charles Choi | Posted 07.30.2013 | Science

The particles that make up light, photons, may live for at least 1 quintillion (1 billion multiplied by 1 billion) years, new research suggests. If ...

After Long Hunt, Particle-Hunting Physicists Come Up Empty-Handed

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 07.18.2013 | Science

Though they've been looking for over a year, scientists have found no trace of an elusive interaction among elementary particles called neutrinos. T...

Mysterious Particles Detected At Icy Observatory

| Posted 05.19.2013 | Science

By John Matson Hot on the heels of detecting the two highest-energy neutrinos ever observed, scientists working with a mammoth particle detector bur...

'Particle Mystery' Remains Unsolved Even After 100 Years

Posted 08.02.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 08/01/2012 02:23 PM EDT on SPACE.com Cosmic rays continue to puzzle scientists a century after the fast-moving par...

Cosmic Ray Finding Has Physicists Scrambling To Solve Mystery

Posted 04.19.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 04/18/2012 01:08 PM EDT on SPACE.com The mystery of the origin of the strongest cosmic rays has deepened as new c...

Experts Weigh In On Discovery That Could Upend Einstein's Theories

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — The heads of three major physics labs said Thursday they're skeptical a subatomic particle traveled faster than the speed of light. Th...