Scientists have found new “ghost particles” coming from inside the Earth .
The mysterious particles, known as geoneutrinos , rarely interacts with matter and so can be almost impossible to detect.
But scientists working in the world’s largest underground laboratory have found 90 new events, nearly twice as many as before.
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They were detected using the Borexino detector, which is buried 1, meters underground takes incredibly sensitive measurements of usually undetectable phenomena.
Scientists hope that the new discoveries could shed more light on the processes that are happening right beneath our feet but remain largely mysterious.
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