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Lecture 1: Radiation History to the Present—Understanding the Discovery of the Neutron

Description: A brief summary of the discovery of forms of ionizing radiation up to the 1932 discovery of the neutron. We introduce mass-energy equivalence for the first time and explain how these cutting-edge experiments (for their time) conclusively proved the existence of high-energy, ionizing radiation.

Instructor: Michael Short

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Fall 2016
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