Oh-My-God particle

Oh-My-God particle

The Oh-My-God particle was a proton that was found to be traveling at about 99.99999999999999999999951% the speed of light. It is the fastest moving object ever recorded and as it hit the atmosphere it carried the kinetic energy equivalent to a baseball traveling at 50MPH, all in one particle.

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