Neutrino Hunters Use Lake Baikal’s Depths In Search For Mysterious Particles

Far below the ice of Lake Baikal in Siberia lies a telescope used to search for neutrinos. These cosmic particles can pass through the Earth undetected, but in…

Far below the ice of Lake Baikal in Siberia lies a telescope used to search for neutrinos. These cosmic particles can pass through the Earth undetected, but in rare cases they emit radiation that can be measured in large bodies of water. The equipment placed on the bed of the world’s deepest lake collects information that aids researchers’ understanding of supernovas and black holes.


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