Antarctic balloon sees particles with a million times more energy than the Large Hadron Collider

The ANITA experiment is designed to look for neutrinos, but saw 16 ultra-high-energy cosmic rays by mistake.

At The Guardian. See also Chapter 4.4 of Smashing Physics.

About Jon Butterworth

UCL Physics prof, works on LHC, writes (books, Cosmic Shambles and elsewhere). Citizen of England, UK, Europe & Nowhere, apparently.
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