Download PDF by Brigitte Falkenburg,Wolfgang Rhode: From Ultra Rays to Astroparticles: A Historical Introduction

By Brigitte Falkenburg,Wolfgang Rhode

The scope of the booklet is to provide an outline of the background of astroparticle physics, beginning with the invention of cosmic rays (Victor Hess, 1912) and its history (X-ray, radioactivity).
The e-book focusses at the ways that physics alterations during this heritage. the subsequent alterations run parallel, overlap, and/or engage:
- Discovery of results like X-rays, radioactivity, cosmic rays, new debris but additionally  development  via non-discoveries (monopoles)  and so on.
- The switch of the outline of nature in physics, as end result of latest theoretical questions initially of the twentieth century, giving upward thrust to quantum physics, relativity, and so on.
- The swap of experimental equipment, cooperations, disciplinary divisions.
With regard to the latter swap, a chief subject of the ebook is to make the explicit multi-diciplinary good points of astroparticle physics clear.

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