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Quanten-Wettlauf der Elektronen

Um die Bewegung der Elektronen innerhalb eine Zeitraumes von nur 50 Femtosekunden (einbilliardster Teil der Sekunde) aufzulösen, verwendeten die…

Catch a Falling Ray

The mention of Argentina conjures any number of exotic or dramatic images … Eva Peron … dancing the tango … gauchos riding the plains … falling high-energy cosmic rays.

Well, perhaps high-energy cosmic rays haven’t worked their way into the travel brochures or spawned a Broadway musical just yet. Nevertheless, these rays – tiny particles from space that regularly pelt the earth – are the subject of one of the larges