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published by the University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory
This web "booklet" from the University of Cambridge provides a description of the experiments of physicist Charles Thomson Rees Wilson that led to the first succesful cloud chamber, a powerful tool for nuclear and elementary particle physics. The site offers interactive graphics to help show how these chambers work. Photos and excerpts from some of Wilson's first publications are also included as well.
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Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
- Nuclear Physics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
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- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
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Restriction: © 2001 The Cavendish Laboratory
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Keywords: Particle track, droplets, dust particle, rain
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 22, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Sep 23, 2008 by Ed Lee
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AIP Format
(University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 2001), WWW Document, (http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/camphy/cloudchamber/cloudchamber_index.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Cloud Chamber, (University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 2001), <http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/camphy/cloudchamber/cloudchamber_index.htm>.
APA Format
The Cloud Chamber. (2007, November 2). Retrieved December 19, 2014, from University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory: http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/camphy/cloudchamber/cloudchamber_index.htm
Chicago Format
University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory. The Cloud Chamber. Cambridge: University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, November 2, 2007. http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/camphy/cloudchamber/cloudchamber_index.htm (accessed 19 December 2014).
MLA Format
The Cloud Chamber. Cambridge: University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, 2001. 2 Nov. 2007. 19 Dec. 2014 <http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/camphy/cloudchamber/cloudchamber_index.htm>.
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