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  • 1Auger shower — n. a shower of electrons, photons, etc. resulting from the collision of primary cosmic rays with atomic nuclei in the atmosphere …

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  • 2auger shower — (ˈ)ō|zhā noun Usage: usually capitalized A Etymology: after P. V. Auger : an extensive air shower * * * Astron. a very large cosmic ray shower caused by a primary cosmic ray entering the earth s atmosphere. [see AUGER EFFECT] * * * Auger shower,… …

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  • 3Auger shower — Astron. a very large cosmic ray shower caused by a primary cosmic ray entering the earth s atmosphere. [see AUGER EFFECT] * * * …

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  • 4Auger , Pierre Victor — (1899–1993) French physicist Auger was born in Paris and educated there at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, where he obtained his doctorate in 1926. He was later appointed to the staff of the University of Paris and after serving there as professor… …

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  • 5Pierre Victor Auger — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pierre Victor Auger Nacimiento 14 de mayo de 1899 París Fallecimiento 25 de diciembre de 1993 1993 …

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  • 6Pierre Auger Observatory — is an international cosmic ray observatory designed to detect ultra high energy cosmic rays Ultra high energy particles. These are sub atomic particles (protons or other nuclei) with energies beyond 10^{20} electron volts, the energy of a tennis… …

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  • 7Pierre Victor Auger — Infobox Scientist name = PAGENAME box width = image width =150px caption = PAGENAME birth date = May 14, 1899 birth place = Paris death date = December 25, 1993 death place = residence = citizenship = nationality = ethnicity = field = physics… …

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  • 8Particle shower — In particle physics, a shower is a cascade of secondary particles produced as the result of a high energy particle interacting with dense matter. The incoming particle interacts, producing multiple new particles with lesser energy; each of these… …

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  • 9Air shower (physics) — Cosmic ray air shower created by a 1TeV proton hitting the atmosphere 20 km above the Earth. The shower was simulated using the AIRES package. Animated 3d models of this and other showers can be found on COSMUS. An air shower is an extensive… …

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  • 10Akeno Giant Air Shower Array — Le Akeno Giant Air Shower Array (AGASA, Réseau d Akeno pour les Cascades Géantes Atmosphériques, 35°47′N 138°30′E / 35.783, 138.5), situé au Japon, est un …

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  • 11Akeno Giant Air Shower Array — The Akeno Giant Air Shower Array (AGASA) is a very large surface array designed to study the origin of ultra high energy cosmic rays. It covers an area of 100km² and consists of 111 surface detectors and 27 muon detectors.The array is operated by …

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  • 12Cosmic-ray observatory — A cosmic ray observatory is a scientific installation built to detect high energy particles coming from space called cosmic rays. This typically includes photons (high energy light), electrons, protons, and some heavier nuclei, as well as… …

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  • 13Ultra-high-energy cosmic ray — Unsolved problems in physics Why is it that some cosmic rays appear to possess energies that are theoretically too high? In high energy physics, an ultra high energy cosmic ray (UHECR) or extreme energy cosmic ray (EECR) is a cosmic ray with an… …

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  • 14Cosmic ray — For the film, see Cosmic Ray (film). Cosmic radiation redirects here. For some background types of cosmic radiation, see cosmic background radiation and cosmic background. The energy spectrum for cosmic rays Cosmic rays are energetic charged… …

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  • 15Limite De Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin — La limite de Greisen Zatsepin Kuzmin (ou limite GZK, en anglais : GZK limit ou GZK Cutoff) est une limite théorique supérieure de l énergie des rayons cosmiques provenant de sources distantes (au delà de notre galaxie, la Voie lactée). En d… …

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  • 16Limite GZK — Limite de Greisen Zatsepin Kuzmin La limite de Greisen Zatsepin Kuzmin (ou limite GZK, en anglais : GZK limit ou GZK Cutoff) est une limite théorique supérieure de l énergie des rayons cosmiques provenant de sources distantes (au delà de… …

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