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A Thin Cosmic Rain - a book by Friedlander, Michael W.

A Thin Cosmic Rain

Particles from Outer Space

A Thin Cosmic Rain( )
Author: Friedlander, Michael W.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $65.00
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Cosmic rays--even the name conjures up a vision of otherworldly mystery. Enigmatic for many years, they are now known to be not rays at all, but particles, the nuclei of atoms, raining down continually on the earth, where they can be detected throughout the atmosphere and sometimes even thousands of feet underground. This book tells the long-running detective story behind the discovery and study of cosmic rays, a story that stretches from the early days of subatomic particle physics in...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Space Science
Book Weight:1.438 Pounds

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