University Place

The Fastest Particles in the Universe

Special | 32m 8s

Ellen Zweibel, Professor in the Department of Astronomy at UW-Madison, talks about high energy, electronically charged cosmic rays which travel almost as fast as light. Zweibel explains how the particles are detected and their effect on Earth.

Aired: 04/11/17

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?