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published by Leon Lederman
Investigate the decay of the "Z" particle by designing a detector. You will place slabs of lead and uranium to stop all particles from the decay and measure their energies.

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Restriction: © 2000 Leon Lederman Science Center
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Keywords: accelerator beam, uranium
Record Creator: Metadata instance created December 12, 2003 by Kyle Whipple
Record Updated: Dec 14, 2006 by Elizabeth Bolton
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(2000), WWW Document, (http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/ghostbustin/calorimeter/activity.html).
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Particle Trappin’ (2000), <http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/ghostbustin/calorimeter/activity.html>.
APA Format
Particle Trappin’. (2000, June 12). Retrieved September 17, 2014, from http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/ghostbustin/calorimeter/activity.html
Chicago Format
. Particle Trappin’. June 12, 2000. http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/ghostbustin/calorimeter/activity.html (accessed 17 September 2014).
MLA Format
Particle Trappin’. 2000. 12 June 2000. 17 Sep. 2014 <http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/ghostbustin/calorimeter/activity.html>.
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