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An attempt to measure the latitude effect of extensive cosmic-ray showers

Neher, H. Victor and Pickering, William H. (1940) An attempt to measure the latitude effect of extensive cosmic-ray showers. Physical Review, 58 (8). pp. 665-666. ISSN 0031-899X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:NEHpr40a

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Abstract

Measurements of large cosmic-ray shower intensities have been made on the Pacific Ocean. Because of the statistical fluctuations of the experimental results, no positive conclusions regarding the latitude effect for these showers can be reached.


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Additional Information:©1940 The American Physical Society. Received 21 August 1940. We wish to express our grateful appreciation to the Carnegie Corporation of New York for making these experiments possible. We are also indebted to the Canadian-Australasian Line, and especially to the officers of the S.S. Niagara for the cooperation they rendered, even while under the stress imposed by the present international situation.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:08 Oct 2007
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