neutrino

If you have ever tried to watch a movie or listen to music on a plane, then you know the problem well: The roar of the engines makes it difficult to hear what’s being piped through the speakers — even when those speakers are situated in or on your ear.

From WTTW’s Chicago Tonight, June 19, 2017: Director Nigel Lockyer and physicists Patricia McBride and Herman White appear in this six-minute segment on Fermilab’s leading role in particle physics, including neutrino research.

Imagine you are lying (or frying) on a beach near the equator at midday. Feel the heat! It is 1.37 kilowatts per square meter.