Archivi tag: Cosmic Rays

Cosmic rays and human exploration of space

Discovery of cosmic rays In the end of the XIX century physicists, studying gas conductivity with electroscopes, discovered that they slowly discharged despite being isolated from radiation sources. In 1901 Wilson suggested that gas ionization could be due to radiation … Continua a leggere

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ALTEA: An Italian experiment onboard the International Space Station

This is the introductive post of the series about ALTEA that I wrote in Italian and that I’m translating for all the people that are curious about this space experiment and cosmic rays. I will talk about the scientific problem … Continua a leggere

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Earth Magnetic field

For you english-speaking people, I started a blog in English were you can find this post and all the others related to ALTEA and cosmic rays. You can find it at http://alteaspace.wordpress.com. As requested by my Nasa friend, I wrote the … Continua a leggere

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