From the June 2010 issue

Bob Berman’s Strange Universe: Our bodies, our neutrinos

August 2010: These strange particles pervade our universe but are difficult to detect.
By | Published: June 28, 2010 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Bob Berman

The most abundant particle in the universe? It’s the neutrino. They’re everywhere, like roaches in Rio. Each second, about one trillion neutrinos whiz through your tongue. Don’t taste a thing? That’s because they rarely meddle with our bodies.