Tag Archives: Relativistic Muons

GEANT4

Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter. Its areas of application include high energy, nuclear and accelerator physics, as well as studies in medical and space science. The two main reference papers for … Continue reading

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Muon Tomography (cont)

It is the case of an article on Muon Tomography, titled New Muon Detector Could Find Hidden Nukes. The article appeared a few days ago on Wired. It is centered on Lisa Grossman’s interview to Marcus Hohlmann, a colleague from … Continue reading

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Muon Detection

An image of the shadow of the Moon in muons as produced by the 700m subterranean Soudan 2 detector in the Soudan Mine in Minnesota. The shadow is the result of approximately 120 muons missing from a total of 33 … Continue reading

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Neutrino Events in IceCube Strings

Neutrino Events-A compilation of some cool and unique neutrino events captured by the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. See Also: GRB 130427A: Highest-energy Light Ever Detected Dialogos of Eide

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Muon Tomography

The same nuclear reaction described above (i.e. hadron-hadron impacts to produce pion beams, which then quickly decay to muon beams over short distances) is used by particle physicists to produce muon beams, such as the beam used for the muon … Continue reading

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G-2 Experiment

See: Muon Dialogos of Eide

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Sarah Parcak: Archeology from space and more

 Sarah Parcak: Archeology from space  Sarah Parcak is an archaeologist and Egyptologist, and specializes in making the invisible past visible using 21st-century satellite technology. She co-directs the Survey and Excavation Projects in the Fayoum, Sinai, and Egypt’s East Delta with … Continue reading

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Message Sent Through Rock Via Neutrino Beam

See:Cern Courier:The right spin for a neutrino superfluid If like myself you are watching the history of communication,  it becomes important to understand the advances we have on the horizon for when we are looking across the expanse of space … Continue reading

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Relativistic Mechanical Quantities

A number of ordinary mechanical quantities take on a different form as the speed approaches the speed of light. Relativistic Mechanical Quantities(Link) At what energies must relativistic expressions be used? *** Kinematic Time Shift Calculation  Hafele and Keating Experiment Usefulness … Continue reading

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first tau-neutrino “appearing” out of several billion of billions muon neutrinos

Layout of the CNGS beam line. The OPERA neutrino experiment [1] at the underground Gran Sasso Laboratory (LNGS) was designed to perform the first detection of neutrino oscillations in direct appearance mode in the νμ→ντ channel, the signature being the … Continue reading

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