Backstage Science: Muons

Friday 13 July 2012

Philip King explains how muons are made in TS1.

Philip King explains how muons are made in TS1.
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Muons are exotic particles which exist for millionths of a second. They are used at ISIS to study materials at the atomic level.

Watch a video in which Dr Philip King explains the mystery of that exotic particle, the muon. He explores how they are produced, what we do with them and why these 'spy particles' are useful!

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