References & Acknowledgements

Below are a list of references used in creating this site:


Beiser, G., and Beisser, A., (1964), The Story of Cosmic Rays, (J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd)

Friedlander, M.W., (1989), Cosmic Rays, (Harvard University Press)

Grant, I.S., and Phillips, W.R., (1996), Electromagnetism, 2nd Edition, (Wiley and Sons)

Ohanian, H.C., (1985), Physics, 2nd Edition, (Penguin Books Cnadada Ltd)

Perkins, D.H., (1987), Introduction to High Energy Physics, 3rd Edition, (Addison Wesley Publishing)

Rice-Evans, P., (1974), Spark, Streamer, Proportional and Drift Chambers, (The Richelieu Press)

Roberts, A., (1961), Development of the Spark Chamber: A Review. The Review of Scientific Instruments, 32(5) 482-498

Weinberg, E.J., and Pisarski, R.D., (eds.), (1996), Physical Review D, Particles and Fields, (The American Physical Society)

Williams, W.S.C., (1997), Nuclear and Particle Physics, (Oxford Science Publications)

Internet Sites

Mewaldt, R.A.,

Cosmic Rays,

Cosmic Rays,

The Particle Adventure,

Periodic Table of Elements,

Birmingham Elementary Particle Physics,


I would like to thank everyone from the Particle Physics Research Group at the University of Birmingham, especially Dr J. A. Wilson for his comments, Dr L. S. Lowe for advice on constructing a web-site and Mr D. Grant for taking the photographs seen in this site.

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