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air shower

See cosmic rays.

air shower

[′er ‚shau̇·ər]
(nuclear physics)
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5 meters below the pond's surface will act as Cerenkov detectors, recording any light that particles from cosmic air showers produce as they pass through the water.
A project completed last month by the University of Chicago and known as the Chicago Air Shower Array, these detectors cover 250,000 square meters -- the largest grouping of their kind in the world.
9] GeV gamma rays, a 1989 air shower observed by detectors at Havarah Park, England, showed no such evidence.
As per equipment classification, the market is segmented into cleanroom air showers, HVAC System, HEPA filters, desiccator cabinets, environmental monitoring system, glove boxes and isolators.
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LinkE[micro]ping University hereby invites you to submit a tender for 3 pieces air showers to newly built laboratory facility at LinkE[micro]ping University Hospital (Campus U.
These three air showers shall ensure that nothing that passes in and out of the animal department and its various departments has contaminants on it.
Global Modular Systems provides these environmental solutions in addition to clean room furniture, clothing and air showers.
Rooms are available with: double-wall cavities for services and air plenums; ceiling grids with non-shedding tiles; roof deck; doors and windows with sloped sills; air lock entry and/or air showers, and lighting packages.
Dingus has found a similarly unusual production of muons associated with cosmic-ray air showers.
Yodh told the Heavenly Accelerators workshop, which met recently at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, that just a few months ago a series of air showers initiated by gamma rays that seem to come from Hercules X-1 had "too many muons' associated with them--that is, more than known and accepted physics would expect--and therefore something strange is going on.
HEPA or ULPA filter/blower modules can be fitted for applications that require air showers for enhanced particle control.