On location at Brookhaven
By Hamish Johnston
‘What is a petaflop?’
That was the only wrong ‘question’ given by contestants in a round of the US game show Jeopardy that focussed on the Brookhaven National Lab in New York.
The ‘answers’ were posed by video by two presenters who seemed to be on a grand tour of the facility.
You can test your knowledge of what goes on at Brookhaven in this clip of the show.
Sadly, one of the answers wasn’t:
‘He is a philosopher and historian of science at Brookhaven who writes an entertaining yet erudite column for the best physics magazine in the world.’