Regular Posts Tagged ‘experiment’
22nd Mar 2010Posted in: Physics, Research 0

Introduction Muons were first discovered by Carl Anderson, Seth Neddermeyer and their colleagues in 1936, when they studied the tracks left behind by comic rays in their cloud chamber. Atmospheric muons are short-lived particles but are nonetheless fast-moving and thus have high penetrating power. They can pass through a block of lead easily without being […]