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Title: Upgoing ANITA events as evidence of the CPT symmetric universe

Abstract

We explain the two upgoing ultra-high energy shower events observed by ANITA as arising from the decay in the Earth's interior of the quasi-stable dark matter candidate in the CPT symmetric universe. The dark matter particle is a 480 PeV right-handed neutrino that decays into a Higgs boson and a light Majorana neutrino. The latter interacts in the Earth's crust to produce a tau lepton that in turn initiates an atmospheric upgoing shower. The fact that both events emerge at the same angle from the Antarctic ice-cap suggests an atypical dark matter density distribution in the Earth.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [4]
  1. City Univ. of New York (CUNY), NY (United States); American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), New York, NY (United States)
  2. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
  3. Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI (United States)
  4. Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1597981
Grant/Contract Number:  
[SC0010504]
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Letters in High Energy Physics
Additional Journal Information:
[ Journal Volume: 1; Journal Issue: 1]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

Citation Formats

Anchordoqui, Luis, Barger, Vernon, Learned, John G., Marfatia, Danny, and Weiler, Thomas J. Upgoing ANITA events as evidence of the CPT symmetric universe. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.31526/LHEP.1.2018.03.
Anchordoqui, Luis, Barger, Vernon, Learned, John G., Marfatia, Danny, & Weiler, Thomas J. Upgoing ANITA events as evidence of the CPT symmetric universe. United States. doi:10.31526/LHEP.1.2018.03.
Anchordoqui, Luis, Barger, Vernon, Learned, John G., Marfatia, Danny, and Weiler, Thomas J. Sat . "Upgoing ANITA events as evidence of the CPT symmetric universe". United States. doi:10.31526/LHEP.1.2018.03. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1597981.
@article{osti_1597981,
title = {Upgoing ANITA events as evidence of the CPT symmetric universe},
author = {Anchordoqui, Luis and Barger, Vernon and Learned, John G. and Marfatia, Danny and Weiler, Thomas J.},
abstractNote = {We explain the two upgoing ultra-high energy shower events observed by ANITA as arising from the decay in the Earth's interior of the quasi-stable dark matter candidate in the CPT symmetric universe. The dark matter particle is a 480 PeV right-handed neutrino that decays into a Higgs boson and a light Majorana neutrino. The latter interacts in the Earth's crust to produce a tau lepton that in turn initiates an atmospheric upgoing shower. The fact that both events emerge at the same angle from the Antarctic ice-cap suggests an atypical dark matter density distribution in the Earth.},
doi = {10.31526/LHEP.1.2018.03},
journal = {Letters in High Energy Physics},
number = [1],
volume = [1],
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {5}
}

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