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UVa Physics Department Cosmic Rays Study

Format
Online; Still Image
Type
Black-and-White Photographs
Date Created
1946-11-29
Description
Notation on back, "Mr. James L. Young, research assistant, and Professor Edward P. Ney, both of Rouss Physical laboratory, University of Virginia, testing Geiger-Mueller Counter recording system, beneath 125 feet of limestone three quarters of a mile within the Endless Caverns of New Market, Virginia, when this apparatus for counting cosmic rays was first installed in these caverns September 12, 1946. These experiments are still being made, and will continue for some times."
Collection
University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Location
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
prints01576
MSS 6838-b
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