Random Nugget: Did you feel that?

You may not have noticed, but in the last second, 50 million solar neutrinos passed through your body at the speed of light, then plowed through the entirety of the Earth before emerging on the other side unnoticed, continuing their journey through the universe. Didn’t even feel a slight breeze, did you …

The Super-K neutrino detector in Hida, Japan.

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