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This web "booklet" from the University of Cambridge provides a description of the experiments of physicist Charles Thomson Rees Wilson that led to the first succesful cloud chamber, a powerful tool for nuclear and elementary particle physics. The site offers interactive graphics to help show how these chambers work. Photos and excerpts from some of Wilson's first publications are also included as well.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Particle track,Nuclear Physics,Higher Education,NSDL,dust particle,Modern Physics,droplets,Undergraduate (Lower Division),rain,General Public,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Atomic Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081005193626668T,Physics,Geoscience

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    English

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