Book Details

The Scientific Legacy of Beppo Occhialini

: 2006

: 978-3-540-37354-4

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The present volume is a collection of reviews, essays and personal reminiscences on Occhialini's scientific life and work. Through these recollections the reader will also gain a vivid impression of the pioneering days of elementary particle physics when new detection methods emerged, like the triggered cloud chamber and nuclear emulsions - two techniques perfected by Occhialini - which made progress on comic ray physics possible in the first place.


: Physics and Astronomy, Astroparticle Physics, BeppoSAX, CERN, Cosmic Rays, Occhialini, Particle Physics, astrophysics, experiment