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‘Ghostly’ neutrino from star-shredding black hole reveals cosmic particle accelerator of epic proportions – Space.com

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A ghostly particle that smashed into Antarctica in 2019 has been traced back to a black hole tearing apart a star while acting like a giant cosmic particle accelerator, a new study finds.
Scientists investigated a kind of subatomic particle known as a neutrino, which is generated by nuclear reactions and the radioactive decay of unstable atoms. Neutrinos are extraordinarily lightweight about 500,000 times lighter than the electron.
Neutrinos possess no electric charge and only rarely interact with…

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