November 8, 2019

When a supernova explodes, the blast wave creates high-energy particles that scatter in every direction; scientists believe there is a minute chance that one of the errant particles known, as a cosmic ray, can hit a computer chip on Earth, flipping a 0 to a 1.”

James Somers in The New Yorker, 2018

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