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UVa Physics Department Cosmic Rays Study

Format
Online; Visual Materials
Type
Black-and-White Photographs
Summary
Notation on back, "Beneath 125 feet of limestone three quarters of a mile within the Endless Caverns of New Market, Virginia, three scientists of the Rouss Physical laboratory, Univerisity of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, are intent upon recordings of cosmic rays which have penetrated to this depth beneath the earth's surface. Left to right: James L. Young, III, Professor L.B. Snoddy, Professor E. P. Ney. In front of Dr. Snoddy is shown the unshielded spherical ionization chamber which automatically records ionization produced by cosmic rays. On the right is the Geiger-Mueller Counter with an oscillograph which records the frequency of the rays upon paper tape which Mr. Young is examining."
Date Created
1947
Description
Original Negative Present
Collection
University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Location
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
prints01571
MSS 6838-b
Call Number
RG-30/1/10.011
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