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A Thin Cosmic Rain

Particles from Outer Space

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$65.00 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674332546

Publication Date: 11/17/2000

241 pages

43 halftones, 30 line illustrations, 7 tables


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  • 1. The Early Days
  • 2. Identifying Cosmic Rays
  • 3. The Earth’s Magnetic Influence
  • 4. Particles from the Sun
  • 5. Cosmic Rays in the Galaxy
  • 6. The Energy Spectrum
  • 7. Ultra-High Energies
  • 8. Nuclear Clues
  • 9. The Origin of Cosmic Rays
  • 10. Cosmic Electrons and Gamma Rays
  • 11. Cosmic Neutrinos
  • 12. The Subnuclear World
  • 13. Footprints and Souvenirs
  • 14. Epilogue
  • Works Cited
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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