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Title: Cosmic Rays
Url: http://www.phy6.org/Education/wcosray.html
Creator: Mendez, J.
Peredo, Mauricio
Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931-
Publisher: David P. Stern
Description: This series of web pages, authored and curated by David P. Stern, gives an elementary discussion of cosmic rays, followed by sections on high energy particles in the universe and high-energy particles from the Sun. It describes the existence particles whose velocity approaches that of light, their probable sources, and their measurement. This is part of a large work, "The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere", that gives a non-mathematical introduction to planetary and solar magnetic fields, space weather, aurora, and charged particle motion. A Spanish translation is available.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Sun
Science -- Physics -- Force and energy (General)
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetosphere. Magnetopause
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Temperature and radiation
Science -- Physics -- Radiation physics (General) -- Cosmic ray physics -- Special types, A-Z -- Atmospheric cosmic rays
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Physics -- Force
Physics -- Magnetism
Physics -- Temperature
Physics -- Radiation
Date Issued: 2005-01-24
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Dr. David P. Stern
Access Rights: Free access
Source: comPADRE
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