Quest for the Origin of Particles and the Universe

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This suggsted that there was a small concentration of positive charge in the centre of a mostly empty atom. Over the next twenty years, many different possibilities were examined by hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of physicists, chemists, and astronomers not5. Our experimental students often reside at these labs, and enjoy all the resources and learning opportunities of these major facilities, after completing their courses at Iowa. T2K will use accelerator-produced neutrinos, whose energy and composition can be directly controlled, to study oscillations of neutrinos as they travel hundreds of kilometres across Japan.

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Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company; 1 edition (May 27, 2013)

ISBN: 9814412317

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