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Innovation: Subatomic Music


SDPB’s Lee Strubinger talks with Fermilab’s 2018 artist in residence Adam Nadel. He believes we can aesthetically appreciate aspects of neutrino research through sound. When Neutrinos interact with other particles inside an argon detector those interactions are recorded by thousands of thin wires. Nadel transcribed the wire over time onto a musical score.

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Cara Hetland is the Director of Radio and Journalism Content for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.