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June 19, 2024

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Twin Paradox in Relativity

Twin Paradox in Relativity

An observer who departs from an inertial system and then returns after moving relative to that system will always find his or her clocks slow compared with clocks that stayed in the system…

How do Cosmic Ray Showers Occur?

How do Cosmic Ray Showers Occur ?

The primary cosmic ray particles mostly protons, some alpha-particles and a few heavier nuclei interact with the nuclei of atmospheric gases giving rise to secondary cosmic rays…

What are cosmic rays?

What are Cosmic Rays?

Cosmic rays consist of high energy atomic nuclei, mainly. protons reaching our earth from outer space as well as secondary radiation produced by these nuclei in the earth’s atmosphere. Most of these…

How a laser works step by step

How a laser works step by step?

The light emitted from a laser has a very high degree of coherence and is almost perfectly parallel. Because of the high degree of coherence associated with a laser beam, it finds important applications…

The Discovery of Neutron

How was a neutron discovered in the atom?

Neutron is one of the fundamental particles constituting the nuclei of the atoms. It is a neutral particle having a mass 1.00898 atomic mass units – nearly equal to that of the proton. It is a spin 1/2 particle and…

How X-Rays works?

In 1895 Willielm Roentgen found that a highly penetrating radiation of unknown nature is produced when fast electrons impinge on matter. These x-rays were soon found to travel in straight lines…