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Cosmic rays

by Louis Leprince-Ringuet

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Published by University Microfilms in High Wycombe .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile produced by microfilm xerography of the edition published, New York : Prentice-Hall, 1950.

Statementtranslated from the French by Fay Ajzenberg ; foreword by John A. Wheeler.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13777502M


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Cosmic rays by Louis Leprince-Ringuet Download PDF EPUB FB2

Comic book shop serving the Midlands of Columbia SC. Located at Devine St. Columbia SC Fully updated for the second edition, this book is aimed at graduate students and established researchers interested in learning the fundamentals of particle astrophysics.

It is designed as a self-contained introductory text for graduate students studying high-energy cosmic rays, gamma-ray astronomy and neutrino by: As Cosmic rays book science writer Nigel Calder and Svensmark himself explain, an interplay of the sun and cosmic rays - sub-atomic particles from exploded stars - seem to have more effect on the climate than man-made carbon dioxide.

For anyone interested in the real science behind our climate, this book is a by: This book is a reference manual for researchers and students of cosmic ray physics and associated fields and phenomena.

It is not intended to be a tutorial. However, the book contains an adequate amount of background materials that its content should be useful to a broad community of scientists and professionals.

Cosmic Rays is a two-part book that first elucidates the discovery, nature, and particles produced by cosmic rays. This part also looks into the primary cosmic radiation; radio waves from the galaxy; extensive air showers; origin of cosmic rays; and other cosmic radiations.

Part 2 consists of reprinted papers involving cosmic rays. Cosmic Rays is a two-part book that first elucidates the discovery, nature, and particles produced by cosmic rays. This part also looks into the primary cosmic radiation; radio waves from the galaxy; extensive air showers; origin of cosmic rays; and other cosmic radiations.

Part 2 consists of reprinted papers involving cosmic rays. Papers 1 to 10 treat the nature of the radiation. Cosmic ray, a high-speed particle—either an atomic nucleus or an electron—that travels through space.

Most of these particles come from sources within the Milky Way Galaxy and are known as galactic cosmic rays (GCRs). The rest of the cosmic rays originate either from the Sun or, almost certainly in the case of the particles with the highest energies, outside the Milky Way Galaxy.

These cosmic rays are hitting Earth's atmosphere, creating a spray of secondary cosmic rays that shower toward the ground below. Secondary cosmic rays are what we measure. Radiation sensors onboard our helium balloons detect X-rays and gamma-rays in the energy range 10 keV to 20 MeV, similar to what you get from medical X-ray machines and.