Odd new particles may be tunneling through the planet, and how the flu operates differently in big and small towns

Odd new particles may be tunneling through the planet, and how the flu operates differently in big and small towns

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Hoping to spot subatomic particles called neutrinos smashing into Earth, the balloon-borne Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) detector has circled the South Pole four times. ANITA has yet to detect those particles, but it has twice seen oddball radio signals that could be evidence of something even weirder: some heavier particle unknown to physicists’ standard model, burrowing up through Earth. Science writer Adrian Cho joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss the possibility that this ... See More

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