The Telescope in the ice: Inventing a new Astronomy at the South Pole download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Bowen

The Telescope in the ice: Inventing a new Astronomy at the South Pole download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Bowen year 2017
  • Book name: The Telescope in the ice: Inventing a new Astronomy at the South Pole
  • Author: Mark Bowen
  • Release date: 2017/3/1
  • Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781137280084
  • Rating: 7.87 of 10
  • Votes: 228
  • Review by: Lanny Mount
  • Review rating: 9.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Total pages: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 42 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Located near the U.S. Amundsen-Scott Research Station at the geographic South Pole, IceCube is unlike most telescopes in that it is not designed to detect light. It employs a cubic kilometer of diamond-clear ice, more than a mile beneath the surface, to detect an elementary particle known as the neutrino. In 2010, it detected the first extraterrestrial high-energy neutrinos and thus gave birth to a new field of astronomy. IceCube is alsothe largest particle physics detector ever built. Its scientific goals span not only astrophysics and cosmology but also pure particle physics. And since the neutrino is one of the strangest and least understood of the known elementary particles, this is fertile ground. Neutrino physics is perhaps the most active field in particle physics today, and IceCube is at the forefront. The Telescope in the Ice is, ultimately, a book about people and the thrill of the chase: the struggle to understand the neutrino and the pioneers and inventors of neutrino astronomy.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H33M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Astrophysics, Astronomy, Space & Time, Space Science, Astronomical Observation: Observatories, Equipment & Methods, Popular Astronomy & Space
  • Available formats: EPUB, JPG, TXT, SNB, WORD, DOC, FB2, PDF. Compressed in AZW4, RAR, TAR.LZO, JAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 26.40 USD
  • Dimensions: 165x244x35.56mm
  • Weight: 635.03g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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