Physics 6 Tutorial 4 - Cosmic Rays

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Summary

In this tutorial we will look at the nature of cosmic ray particles.  We will go on to look at how they interact with molecules in the atmosphere.  We then go on to look at how cosmic ray particles interact with magnetic fields.  We will then go on to consider the implications for sending cosmonauts into deep space.

 

Key Words

Cosmic rays, molecules, pions, muons, magnetic fields, spiral, helix

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Physics 6

Cosmic Rays (Space.com)

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Cosmic Rays (CERN)

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Syllabus

What are Cosmic Rays

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Origin of Cosmic Rays.

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