Scientists cast doubt on NASA group’s parallel universe theory
Experts working on an experiment in Antarctica used a giant helium balloon to carry NASA’s Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna, or ANITA, which they said detected particles that defy the laws of physics.
An array of radio antennas attached to the balloon flew over the frigid continent at an altitude of about 121,000 feet — almost four times as high as a commercial flight – and detected high-energy particles, known as neutrinos, which constantly bombard our planet.
Low-energy, subatomic neutrinos can pass completely through Earth, but higher-energy objects are stopped by solid matter, which means that the high-energy particles can only be detected coming “down” from space.
But the team’s ANITA detected heavier particles, so-called tau neutrinos, which come “up” out of the Earth, implying that these particles are actually traveling backward in time, suggesting evidence of a parallel universe.
Some estimates suggest that 100 trillion neutrinos whiz through your body every second, according to CNET, which said ANITA has detected a series of “anomalous” events that, admittedly, can’t be explained by the laws of physics.
“The unusual ANITA events have been known and discussed since 2016,” Ron Ekers, an honorary fellow at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, told the outlet.
“After four years there has been no satisfactory explanation of the anomalous events seen by ANITA so this is very frustrating, especially to those involved,” he added. ■