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Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:36 | 82462 views

Subatomic particles such as cosmic ray muons, alpha particles, and high energy electrons are striking our bodies all the time. In the cloud chamber, these particles ionize air molecules, creating delicate cloud trails by condensing supe...