Posted on Friday, 27 August, 2010 | 17 comments| News tip by: Karlis
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University researchers have found evidence to suggest that the sun could be emitting an unknown mystery particle.
The scientists found that the decay rates of radioactive elements are changing, even elements with a supposedly constant decay rate. To try and explain this discrepency it has been suggested that a previously unknown particle is responsible.
"When probing the deepest reaches of the Cosmos or magnifying our understanding of the quantum world, a whole host of mysteries present themselves."